Peter BURNS, The first landing. Enlarge 1 /1


Geelong, Victoria, Australia born 1924

The first landing. 1957 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in ink and wash Support: off-white wove paper

Primary Insc: Signed, dated, and titled, lower left, in black ink, '[artist symbol] 25/6/57 6/7/57. THE FIRST LANDING'.
Tertiary Insc: [note attached to verso of frame]: "Shown - 1956 Melbourne, Modernity and the XVI Olympiad Exhibition Museum of Modern Art at Heide December 1996 - March 1997".
Dimensions: image 62.4 h x 101.0 w cm sheet 67.5 h x 101.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Mary and Peter Burns, 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.144
Image rights: © Peter Burns
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, April 2007.