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Elizabeth HONYBUN

Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia 1953 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1985

You know we keep our prisoners in luxury these days... (1973 - 1975) Place made: Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. Titled upper right in black pencil 'You know we keep our prisoners/in luxurythese days/after all the crime is not ours/or theirs/or the couches/or the walls/just the bars'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed centre as part of work in black pencil 'they do you know'.
Dimensions: image 50.2 h x 76.4 w cm sheet 50.6 h x 76.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Don Walters 1997
Accession No: NGA 97.1139
  • With the artist until her death in 1985.
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Don Walters, her former partner, Victoria, September 1997.