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Grahame KING

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1915 – 2008

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

Sketchbook of plant and bird studies produced in Heron Island 1980 Description: Spiral-bound Spirax No. 577 sketchbook containing, [14] leaves with [14] compositions.
Place made: Heron Island, Queensland, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, ink; paper; watercolour drawings in black felt-tipped pen, green felt-tipped pen and watercolour Support: thin smooth off-white wove cartridge paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: Inscribed front cover upper right in black pencil, 'Heron Is / 1980'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed front cover upper centre on in black pencil 'GK00170 Heron Island, 1908'. Inscribed front cover upper right in black pencil, '3281610'.
Dimensions: book (closed) 18.0 h x 25.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Inge King 201. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2012.1036
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.