Robert MACPHERSON, 555 Frog Poems:  A grasshoper [sic] Enlarge 1 /1


Brisbane, Queensland, Australia born 1937

  • United Kingdom, Europe 1973
  • United States of America 1976

555 Frog Poems: A grasshoper [sic] 1990 to 1991 Place made: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in black pencil Support: paper (sketchbook sheet)

Primary Insc: signed upper left in black pencil, 'Robert Pene'. not dated. Titled lower edge in black pencil, 'A GRASSHOPER ' [sic].
Secondary Insc: Inscribed upper left in black pencil, 'St Joseph's Convent'. Inscribed upper right in black pencil, 'nature studies Grade IV'. Stamp lower right in red ink, 'Special / Merit'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso in red crayon, '33 [in circle] 109 Frog Poems/RM/1990-91'.
Dimensions: image 28.2 h x 40.2 w cm sheet 29.2 h x 41.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Peter Fay 2005
Accession No: NGA 2005.898
Image rights: © Robert Macpherson
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Peter Fay, Sydney, 2005.