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Grahame KING

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1915 – 2008

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

Sketchbook of abstract compositional studies 1962 Description: Spiral-bound Spirax No. 579 sketchbook, containing [14] leaves with [14] compositions.
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, cardboard; conté crayon; ink; paper; watercolour drawings in brush and black ink, black felt-tipped pen, black ballpoint pen, pencil, conté crayon and watercolour Support: thin smooth off-white wove paper, carboard cover
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed front lower left in black pencil, 'GK00150'. Inscribed front cover upper left on white circular self adhering sticker in green pen, '62 STI'.
Dimensions: book (closed) 27.2 h x 37.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Inge King 201. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2012.1018
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, August 2012.