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Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia born 1942


  • England 1963-68
  • 1971-72
  • USA 1989

Drawings for 'Me as a boy' and 'Me as a girl' [recto and verso] 1982
Collection Title: Me as a girl - Me as a boy
Place made: Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, colour pencil; graphite; paper drawing in black pencil and blue pencil Support: white paper

Primary Insc: Signed and dated recto lower right, below image, in black pencil, 'T.Coleing/ 1982'. Titled recto lower right, below image, in black pencil, 'drawing for Me as a Boy'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed recto upper centre within work in black pencil : backwards (twice) 'ME AS A BOY'; backwards 'GIRL'; backwards 'TC 82'; and upside down 'PUT IN SHOWER/WATER'.
Dimensions: image [recto] 88.4 h x 49.5 w cm image [verso] 58.0 h x 57.5 w cm sheet 102.2 h x 73.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist, 2006
Accession No: NGA 2006.584AB
Image rights: © Tony Coleing
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, New South Wales, 2006.