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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 1983 Description: Spiral-bound Spirax No. 576. sketchbook, containing [19] leaves with [19] compositions.
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, conté crayon; colour pencil; graphite; ink; paper drawings in black felt-tipped pen, black pencil, colour pencil and conté crayon Support: thin smooth off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed front cover upper left in black pen, 'GK00190'. Inscribed front cover upper right on white rectangular self-adhering sticker in black fibre tipped pen ''83'.
Dimensions: book (closed) 14.5 h x 12.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Inge King 201. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2012.1040
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.