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Elizabeth HONYBUN

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

That is the contradiction of the game (1973 - 1980) Place made: Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; ink; paper drawing in black pencil and ink wash Support: paper

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. Titled lower left in black pencil 'that is the contrdiction of the game'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed in several places in the image in black pencil 'to sleep or not to sleep', 'to smile or not to smile', 'to think or not to think', 'to sit or not to sit', and 'so smile'.
Dimensions: image 50.6 h x 70.0 w cm sheet 50.6 h x 76.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Don Walters 1997
Accession No: NGA 97.1165
Provenance:
  • With the artist until her death in 1985.
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Don Walters, her former partner, Victoria, September 1997.