Donald FRIEND, Easy Street, Gravesend Enlarge 1 /1


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1915 – Woollahra, New South Wales, Australia 1989

  • Europe, Africa 1936-40
  • Bali 1967-80

Easy Street, Gravesend c.1935 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in warm black ink, from one plate Support: medium-weight off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 2/25
Edition: edition of 25

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'D L Friend'. not dated. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Easy Street, Gravesend.'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '2/25'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left corner in black pencil, '10c [illeg.]'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 12.9 h x 17.8 w cm sheet 19.2 h x 25.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2009
Accession No: NGA 2009.112
Image rights: Reproduced with permission from the Estate of the Late Donald Friend
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Josef Lebovic Gallery, Sydney, April 2009;
  • From the catalogue, 'Australian art: Collectors list no.130', Sydney: Joseph Lebovic Gallery, 2008, cat. no., 58, (illustrated).