Geoffrey GRAHAM

Australia 1911 – 1986

  • England, Ireland, Europe 1935-39

The promised land 1939 Place made: London Sydney, Greater London New South Wales, England Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: thin white laid paper

Edition Notes: unknown whether created in London or Sydney
Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below image in black pencil, ' Geoffrey/ Graham/ '39 '. Titled lower centre below image in black pencil, 'The Promised Land'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed lower right below image in black pencil, 'To Max Dupain'.
Dimensions: image 30.2 h x 43.6 w cm sheet (irregular) 31.6 h x 44.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of James Agapitos OAM and Ray Wilson OAM 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1059
Subject: Collection: The James Agapitos and Ray Wilson collection of Australian surrealist art, acquired, 2007. Australia, Art style: Surrealism
  • Max Dupain estate, Sydney
  • Josef Lebovic Gallery, 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