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Grahame KING

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1915 – 2008

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

Sketchbook of abstract and semi-figurative studies 1980's Description: Spiral-bound Quill Visual Art Diary sketchbook with black plastic cover and cardboard backing, containing [120] leaves with [27] compositions | additional sheet of tracing paper inserted within
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, drawings in black felt-tipped pen, colour felt-tipped pens, black pencil, colour pencils, gouache and watercolour Support: medium-weight smooth off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed front cover lower right on circular self-adhering shiny sticker in black pencil, 'GK00160' and in black pen, 'c. 1980s'.
Dimensions: book (closed) 29.8 h x 21.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Inge King 201. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2012.1023
  • 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.