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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1946

Heroin vulture 23 June 1997 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and black ink and ink wash Support: warm white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: Signed upper left within image in white ink, 'SPOONER'. Dated upper right corner in black pencil, '23/6/97'. Titled lower right below image in black pencil, 'Heroin/ Vulture/ E649'. Inscribed lower left corner verso in black pencil, 'AL'. Inscribed lower right corner verso in black pencil, 'JSPIR'. Inscribed verso in black pencil, '(Vulture on arm)'.
Dimensions: image 16.1 h x 21.1 w cm sheet 27.1 h x 37.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist, 2008
Accession No: NGA 2008.41
Image rights: © John Spooner and The Age
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, February 2008.