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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

Unless goats are fenced properly they will eat trees and sculptures 1976
Collection Title: Sketchbook, mainly of animal themes
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, ink; paper drawing in pen and ink Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower left in pen and black ink, 'Armstrong / Sept 76'. Inscribed in pen and black ink, 'Unless goats are fenced properly they will eat trees and sculptures'.
Dimensions: sheet 53.5 h x 37.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1133.2
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Interim Council of the Australian National Gallery, from Watters Gallery, Sydney, December 1976.