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

The man of the woods: Orang (2). 1973 Place made: Melbourne Zoo, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: light-weight cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right in black pencil, 'Eric Thake, 1973'. Titled lower left in black pencil, 'The Man of the Woods'. Titled and inscribed lower left in black pencil, 'Orang. Direct drawn. 'The Man of the Woods' 13.4.73'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed lower left in black pencil, '13 deep'.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image 26.3 h x 20.8 w cm sheet 38.2 h x 28.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.53
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 1977.