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United States of America born 1925

Tama II 1980 Materials & Technique: paintings, synthetic polymer paint, pencil, on board Liquitex acrylic paint, finished with matte medium Support: board (hollow-core half-door)

Primary Insc: Signed verso, l.r., black paint "T. Kurahara"; inscribed verso, l.l., black paint "TAMA II ONE SERIES SUMMER FALL 1980".
Secondary Insc: There is an arrow in black paint, verso, u.c., indicating which way up the painting goes. On label, verso, l.l., black ball-point pen "HANG FLUSH TO WALL / SURFACE VERY FRAGILE PROTECT / WHEN MOVING / PANEL IS A HOLLOW CORE (1/2) DOOR / LIQUITEX ACRYLIC PERMANENT PIGMENT INC: / FINISHED WITH MATTE MEDIUM"
Dimensions: (overall) 91.2 h x 91.0 w x 5.6 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Dr K. David G. Edwards (Ret.), from the David and Margery Edwards New York Art Collection 2005
Accession No: NGA 2005.387
  • the artist;
  • from whom bought at the artist's studio in New York, by Margery and David Edwards, 27 December 1980, for their art collection;
  • given by Dr. K. David G. Edwards, Ret., M.D., B.S., (U. Syd), F.R.A.C.P., F.A.A.C.B.; Assoc. Prof. of Med., Weill Medical College of U. of Cornell, and Assoc. Prof. of Med., Rockefeller U.; Research Associate (Reader) Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons (P. & S.), Assoc. Attending Physician Clinical Physiology and Renal Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA, through the American Friends of the National Gallery of Australia to the National Gallery of Australia, August, 2005,