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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 and sketches of plants 1990 Description: Spiral-bound Canson C à grain sketchbook, containing [18] leaves with [18] compositions and sketches.
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, drawings in pen and black ink, conté crayon and colour pencils Support: medium-weight textured off-white wove Canson paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: Inscribed front cover upper centre on white rectangular self-adhering sticker in black pen, 'CAIRNS. / COWES 1940'
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed front cover lower centre on white rectangular self-adhering sticker in black fibre tipped pen, 'Cairns' and below in black pencil, 'GK00205'. Inscribed front cover lower centre on white rectangular self-adhering sticker in black fibre tipped pen, ''90'.
Dimensions: book (closed) 21.4 h x 13.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Inge King 201. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2012.1063
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.