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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1915 – Woollahra, New South Wales, Australia 1989

  • Europe, Africa 1936-40
  • Bali 1967-80

Gilbert rides: study for welded sculpture Materials & Technique: drawings, collages, drawing in pen and ink, brush and ink, watercolour and gouache with collage of paper Support: cardboard mounted on composition board
Manufacturer's Mark: presence of manufacturer's mark undetermined due to secondary support.

Primary Insc: signed lower right in black ink, 'Donald Friend'. not dated. titled lower right, ' 'Gilbert Rides' / Study for Welded Sculpture'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image 101.0 h x 70.0 w cm sheet 101.0 h x 70.0 w cm backing 101.0 h x 70.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.79
Image rights: Reproduced with permission from the Estate of the Late Donald Friend
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Christie's Fine Art Auctioneers, Melbourne, March 1977.