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Reg MOMBASSA

Aotearoa New Zealand born 1951

  • Australia from 1969

Sketchbook: Mambo sketches, June '05-March '06 2005 to 2006 Description: comprises 92 pages of sketches on acid free paper, spiral bound in black plastic cover
Title Notes: comedy festival and watches
Page: 92
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, charcoal; ink; paper drawings in various media Support: cartridge acid-free paper, spiral bound in black plastic cover, thick grey cardboard back cover.
Manufacturer's Mark: printed on plastic multicoloured adhesive lower right on cover, 'jasart / ART & CRAFT / Visual Diary / 110gsm Acid Free Drawing Paper / 60 sheets (120 pages) / A3 (297x420mm) / ACID FREE'.

Primary Insc: Inscribed upper right on cover in white ink, 'June '05 / - march 06 / comedy festival / watches'. Inscribed upper centre on back cover in blue ballpoint pen, 'muscle chicken done / horned cowboy 4 or 5 colours / redo neater / Tird nicely rendered. 4 or 5 colours / Toilet scrolls / fluffy - done / Budgie done / airwolf. / 2x fine art (landscapes). Inscribed lower centre left on back cover in blue ballpoint pen, 'watches - case - face and artwork / hands - band + artwork / deadline for ideas 9th / (7 - 8th) [stricken through] Sept'.
Tertiary Insc: Printed on small white adhesive centre on cover, '$13.45'.
Dimensions: book (closed) 42.0 h x 31.0 w cm book (open) 42.0 h x 59.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 2012. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2012.806.1-46
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Sydney, 2012