Murray Griffin (1903–1992)
Bunbury (1998), 18
linocut, printed in colour, from multiple blocks
16.2 x 21.6 cm (printed image)
thin cream wove paper
19.1 x 25.6 cm (sheet)
edition of 17
Inscriptions or device by artist or designated agent
Printed initials upper right corner, 'MG' [in monogram]. Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Murray Griffin 33'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, ''Wild Duck' '. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '11/17'.
Native Australian fauna: two male ducks based on the blue-billed duck (oxyura australis), one standing with wings raised, the other at rest on the ground.
National Gallery of Australia
Meeting 8, 1976/77 (1977-03-10)
Purchased from Thirty Victoria Street, Sydney, 10 March 1977.
Country of context
GRIFFIN, Murray | (1903–1992) Australian | Male | artist