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John ARMSTRONG

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia born 1948

  • Japan, USSR, UK 1971
  • Brazil, Easter Island, USA, Europe 1973
  • UK, Europe 1978-82

Kangaroos sometimes jump over the top of my sculptures September 1976
Collection Title: Sketchbook, mainly of animal themes
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, drawing in pen and ink, pastel, ballpoint pen, gold paint and black pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right in pen and black ink, 'Armstrong / Sept 76'. Titled lower centre in pen and black ink, 'Kangaroos sometimes jump over the top of my sculptures'
Dimensions: sheet 37.0 h x 53.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1133.1
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Interim Council of the Australian National Gallery, from Watters Gallery, Sydney, December 1976.