Hornsby, New South Wales, Australia 1915 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 2008

  • England, Europe 1947-49
  • Europe, United States of America 1958-59

not titled [Sketch for painting 'We inhabit the corrosive littoral of habit']. 1939 Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in gouache, pen and ink, brush and ink, wax crayon and watercolour Support: cream paper (sketchbook sheet)

Primary Insc: Inscribed verso upper edge in pen and ink '...[illeg] / Con affection...[illeg] / Jim'.
Dimensions: image 17.3 h x 12.8 w cm sheet 17.8 h x 12.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.112.14
Subject: Australia, Art style: Surrealism
  • Purchased by the Australian National gallery, from Frank O’Keefe, Sydney, March 1976.