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Douglas ANNAND

Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia 1903 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1976

22 March, 1903 – 14 December, 1976

Nirvana shirts and pyjamas (1925 - 1927) Description: Design for clothing advertisement
Place made: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; gouache; paper drawing in black pencil and gouache Support: cardboard
Manufacturer's Mark: Embossed "REEVES STUDENTS WHATMAN BOARD/MADE IN ENGLAND".

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. Titled lower centre as theme of work in black pencil and gouache 'NIRVANA/SHIRTS &/PYJAMAS'. inscribed lower centre in black pencil and gouache as part of work 'M ADE IN QUEENSLAND BY QUEENSLANDERS'. inscribed centre right in black pencil as part of work 'Come om, come on!/ Change/those smart pyjamas for/a smart shirt!'.
Dimensions: image 36.6 h x 26.0 w cm sheet 38.0 h x 27.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1989
Accession No: NGA 89.11.65
Image rights: © A.M. Annand
Image rights: © A.M. Annand
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Tony Annand, the artist’s son, Sydney, 1989.