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Kadina, South Australia, Australia 1919 – Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 1976

not titled [Study for 'The dead animal']. c.1944 Place made: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in black pencil with scratching back Support: cream wove paper

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. Titled lower left in image in black pencil, 'The Dead Animal'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso, 'Certified by Vera Roberts 29/07/1995'
Dimensions: image 33.5 h x 26.4 w cm sheet 38.0 h x 27.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of James Agapitos OAM and Ray Wilson OAM 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1119
Subject: Collection: The James Agapitos and Ray Wilson collection of Australian surrealist art, acquired, 2007. Australia, Art style: Surrealism
  • With the artist at his death in 1976.
  • By descent to Mrs Vera Roberts, the artist's widow.
  • Purchased by the Agapitos/Wilson Collection, from Vera Roberts.
  • Purchase by the National Gallery of Australia, of the Agapitos/Wilson Collection, from James Agapitos and Ray Wilson, Sydney, 2007