Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1915
Woollahra, New South Wales, Australia 1989
- Europe, Africa 1936-40
- Bali 1967-80
The secret weapon
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique:
drawings, drawing in pen and ink, brush and ink, colour ink wash, black pencil, and scratching back Support: paper
Primary Insc: Signed and dated upper left in image in red ink 'Donald./ Feb. 42'.
Signed, dated and titled verso upper centre in black ink, ''The secret weapon.' / Donald Friend / Feb. 1942.'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper right in black ink, 'backcloth'.
image 26.5 h x 36.3 w cm sheet 26.5 h x 36.3 w cm
: Purchased with the assistance of James Agapitos OAM and Ray Wilson OAM 2007 Accession No
: NGA 2007.968 Subject
: Collection: The James Agapitos and Ray Wilson collection of Australian surrealist art, acquired, 2007.
Australia, Art style: Surrealism Image rights
: Reproduced with permission from the Estate of the Late Donald Friend
- Purchased by the Agapitos/Wilson Collection, from Scheding Berry Fine Arts, Sydney.
- Agapitos/Wilson Collection, Sydney.
- Purchase by the National Gallery of Australia, of the Agapitos/Wilson Collection, from James Agapitos and Ray Wilson, Sydney, 2007.