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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1959

The last biplane 28 May 1998 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, cardboard; oil pastel; paper drawing in oil pastel Support: paper mounted on black cardboard

Primary Insc: Signed, dated, titled and inscribed verso centre in blue and black ballpoint pen, 'Fri 28th May 1998 / Leo Cussen / The last biplane / 13.2 [in ciircle]'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed upper left in oil pastel as part of work, 'World / War Two'.
Dimensions: image 33.0 h x 50.0 w cm sheet 33.0 h x 50.0 w cm backing 35.5 h x 52.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Peter Fay 2005
Accession No: NGA 2005.881
Subject: War: second world war, 1939-1945
Image rights: Courtesy of Arts Project Australia
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Peter Fay, Sydney, 2005.