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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia 1911 – 2002

  • 1940-1949 Canberra, ACT Sydney, NSW UK, Europe 1953-54

Saqqara XXX1 - rising moon, sinking sun
and Saqqara XXXII
2 August 1985 to 22 December 1985
Collection Title: Portfolio of sketches and notes
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, portfolios, graphite; paper; watercolour drawing in black pencil and watercolour Support: paper

Primary Insc: not signed. Dated, titled and inscribed 'Saqqara XXXI: Rising moon, sinking sun. Design 2-5 Aug 1985' (card for Eric Smith, Xmas 1985'.) Dated, titled and inscribed 'Saqqara XXXII: Design 30 Nov 85 - 22 Dec 85' (card for Keith & Anne Titley, Xmas 1985'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed for Saq. XXXI 'Purchased by AGNSW 1989'. '
Dimensions: sheet 33.8 h x 21.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Robert Gilliland, 2008
Accession No: NGA 2008.709.70
  • Gift of the artist (deceased) through his nephew Robert Gilliland to NGA 2007