Cairns, Queensland, Australia born 1950

Humid, mosquito-netted, hometown nights when the beacons on Edgehill warned the planes 1983
Collection Title: Hometown series, Cairns, Queensland
Page: no. 17
Place made: Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and black ink and brush and black ink Support: white paper

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right corner below image in ballpoint pen, 'IAN SMITH 83'. Titled below image in pen and black ink, 'HUMID, MOSQUITO-NETTED, HOMETOWN NIGHTS WHEN THE BEACONS ON EDGEHILL WARNED THE PLANES'.
Dimensions: image (irregular) 23.1 h x 37.4 w cm sheet 29.3 h x 40.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of American Friends of the National Gallery of Australia, Inc., New York, NY, USA, made possible with the generous support of Dr. K. David G. Edwards, M.D., B.S. (U.Syd.), F.R.A.C.P., F.A.A.C.B. (Retired), 2005.
Accession No: NGA 2005.414
Image rights: © Ian Smith
  • Gift of Dr David Edwards 2005, cat. no. 236
  • Purchased from the artist in New York City, March 1985