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Maghull, Lancashire, England born 1937

  • Australia from 1959
  • England 1964-65
  • United States 1981-82

Working collage for 'Blue Pacific'. 1987 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, cardboard; gouache; paper collage of torn paper painted with gouache Support: Velin Arches 300 gsm paper on thick off-white wove cardboard backing
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: working state

Primary Insc: Artist's blindstamp lower left corner, 'AL-J'. Not dated. Titled below image lower left in black pencil, 'Blue Pacific'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed below image centre in black pencil, 'Approximate Image Size 54' x 30'. Inscribed below image lower right in black pencil, 'Depth of paper 37'/ Maximum length of paper 60'. Inscribed below image lower centre in black pencil, '4' margin'. Inscribed above image upper centre in black pencil, '3' margin [arrow] 13 1/4''. Inscribed beside image centre left in black pencil, '3' margin/ TOP'. Inscribed beside image centre right in black pencil, '3' margin'. Inscribed beside image upper left in black pencil, 'CREAM/ O WHITE/ GREY/ BROWN/ BROWN/ L ORANGE/ D ORANGE/ RED/ YELLOW/ BLUE/ BLUE'.
Dimensions: image 45.0 h x 77.4 w cm sheet 45.0 h x 77.4 w cm backing sheet 56.0 h x 87.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Larry Rawling, 2008
Accession No: NGA 2008.357
Subject: Collection: The Larry Rawling print workshop archive of Australian screenprints 1959 - 2006, acquired 2008.
  • Gift to Larry Rawling, from the artist, Melbourne, 1994.
  • Gift to the National gallery of Australia, from Larry Rawling, Melbourne, 2008.