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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1946

Whaling between 1986 and 1996 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and black ink and wash Support: paper
Manufacturer's Mark: Embossed lower right "Waterford / Series".
Impression: E98

Primary Insc: signed lower left in gouache, 'SPOONER'. not dated. Titled lower left in black pencil, 'Whaling'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right in black pencil, 'E 98 [circled]'. Inscribed lower right in black pencil, 'Not for Sale'. Inscribed centre right in black pencil, 'Dark / Bromide / Please'.
Dimensions: image 17.0 h x 22.6 w cm sheet 27.0 h x 37.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 1997
Accession No: NGA 97.1311
Subject: Whale, Whaling
Image rights: © John Spooner and The Age
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, June 1997 .