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Hungary 1910 – 1998

  • Australia from 1939

Birthday Card - "Rudy Komon having reached the ripe young age of seventy decides to speed up a little" 1978 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and ink and watercolour with collaged element Support: paper mounted on cardboard
Manufacturer's Mark: presence of manufacturer's mark undetermined due to secondary support.

Primary Insc: Signed, dated, titled and inscribed centre in pen and black ink, 'Rudy Komon/having reached/the ripe young age / of seventy / decides / to speed up/a little / Molnar pixit/Sydney / MCMLXXVIII'. Inscribed on separate sheet originally taped to back of frame (but now separated) upper left in ink 'vulgar birthday card', and centre in fibre-tipped pen, '70 / HAPPY BIRTHDAY XXX / RUDY / from / Carol & George'.
Dimensions: image 38.2 h x 54.6 w cm sheet (sight) 38.2 h x 54.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Ruth Komon Bequest, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.291.1-2
  • Rudy and Ruth Komon