Auburn, Victoria, Australia 1904 – Geelong, Victoria, Australia 1982

Melbourne citizens recognise themselves in Henry Moore's exhibition, N.G. of Vic. 1948 Place made: Nat. Gall. of Vic., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in pen and ink Support: cream paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right within image in pen and black ink, 'Eric Thake, 1948'. Dated upper right in pen and black ink, '1948'. Titled and inscribed right side sideways in black pencil, ' 'Melbourne citizens recognise themselves in Henry Moore's Exhibition, NG of Vic 1948'. Traced this drawing over 2 or 3 times to simplify/it. One of them is either Bendigo or Castlemaine Gallery?'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed lower right in black pencil 'D' [circled].
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image 20.3 h x 25.6 w cm sheet 25.2 h x 37.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.50
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 1977.