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

The man of the woods: Orang (2) June 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 upper right in black pencil, 'Eric Thake, 1973'. Titled upper centre in black penicil, 'Orang'. Titled lower left in black pencil, ' 'The Man of the Woods' '. Dated and inscribed lower right in black pencil, 'Direct drawing, Melb Zoo, June, 1973'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image 30.6 h x 18.2 w cm sheet 38.2 h x 28.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.54
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 1977.