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John SPOONER

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1946

The leader of the opposition subjects the terror laws to a rigorous examination 23 October 2005 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and black ink and watercolour Support: warm white wove paper

Primary Insc: Signed upper right within image in black ink, 'SPOONER'. Dated left edge verso in black pencil, '23-10-2005'. Titled lower centre within image in black ink, 'THE LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION SUBJECTS THE TERROR LAWS TO A RIGOROUS EXAMINATION'.
Dimensions: image 18.0 h x 22.0 w cm sheet 27.0 h x 37.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist, 2008
Accession No: NGA 2008.36
Subject: Australia, Political figures
Image rights: © John Spooner and The Age
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, February 2008.