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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia born 1937

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

555 Frog Poems: A pardalope 1990 to 1991 Place made: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in black fibre-tipped pen and red ink stamp Support: paper (sketchbook sheet)

Primary Insc: signed upper left in black pencil, 'Robert Pene'. not dated. Titled and inscribed lower edge in black fibre-tipped pen, 'A PARDALOPE / They bupper left thier [sic] nests / in holes in creek banks'.
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'
Dimensions: image 29.2 h x 41.2 w cm sheet 29.2 h x 41.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Peter Fay 2005
Accession No: NGA 2005.900
Image rights: © Robert Macpherson
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Peter Fay, Sydney, 2005.