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Grahame KING

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1915 – 2008

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

Sketchbook of head studies made in lecture theatre and compositional studies 1944 Description: Sketchbook with cream card cover bound with twine, containing [20] leaves with [9] compositions.
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, drawings in black pencil and conté crayon Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: Inscribed front cover upper centre in black fibre tipped pen, 'Lectures / 44'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed front cover upper right on white rectangular self-adhering sticker in black fibre tipped pen, ''44'. Inscribed front cover lower right in black pencil, GK00140.
Dimensions: book (closed) 18.2 h x 15.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Inge King 201. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2012.1051
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.