Grahame KING, Piazza del Duomo, Orvieto Enlarge 1 /1

Grahame KING

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1915 – 2008

  • England 1947-51
  • England, United States of America 1967-70

Piazza del Duomo, Orvieto 1948
Collection Title: A portfolio of watercolour sketches from Europe: Orvieto
Place made: Orvieto, Umbria, Terni province, Italy
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, watercolour and pen Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed lower centre right within image in black ink, 'Grahame King'. Titled and dated lower right within image in black ink, 'Piazza del / Duomo / Orvietto / 48' [handwriting different to the artist's].
Secondary Insc: Inscribed upper right within image in black ink, 'MaURIZIO 1300'. [in the same handwriting as in the title]
Dimensions: sheet 19.2 h x 27.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Inge King, 2009
Accession No: NGA 2009.274.100
Provenance:
  • With the artist until his death in 2008.
  • By descent to Inge King, the artist's widow.
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Inge King, Melbourne, June 2009.