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Cairns, Queensland, Australia born 1950

Hometown art was a hobby rather than a profession 1984
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 blue ballpoint pen, 'IAN SMITH 84'. Titled below image in pen and black ink, 'HOMETOWN ART WAS A HOBBY RATHER THAN A PROFESSION'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left corner in black pencil, '67'.
Dimensions: image (irregular) 25.2 h x 36.5 w cm sheet 30.1 h x 40.2 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 2005.413
Image rights: © Ian Smith
  • Gift of Dr David Edwards 2005, cat. no.237
  • Purchased from the artist in New York City, March 1985