The Statement. 1977 Materials & Technique: prints, manuscript text, written in pen and black ink Support: thin smooth off-white wove paper

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below image in pen and black ink, '[copyright symbol] Larry Buttrose 1977'. Inscribed upper to lower centre within image in pen and black ink, 'the definitive statement / the. the. the. the. the. the. the. [repeated for five lines] / the abbreviated statement / the statement'.
Dimensions: printed image and text 47.0 h x 21.5 w sheet 50.1 h x 28.1 w
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1990
Accession No: NGA 90.1310.77
  • Collection formed by Richard Tipping, director of Thorny Devil Press.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Thorny Devil Press, New South Wales, 1990.