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Grahame KING

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1915 – 2008

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

Sketchbook of notes and landscape studies in the Northern Territory between 1940 and 1949 Description: Spiral-bound Aquabee Co-Mo 820 sketchbook, containing [13] leaves with [13] compositions.
Place made: Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, conte crayon; ink; paper drawings in black felt-tipped pen, blue felt-tipped pen and conté crayons Support: thin smooth off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right in pencil, 'Grahame King '80'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed front cover upper centre on white rectangular self-adhering sticker in black pen, 'TOPEND '80'. Inscribed front cover upper right on white rectangular self-adhering sticker in black texta, ''80'. Inscribed front cover lower left on white rectangular self-adhering sticker in black texta, 'Top End / '80' and below in black pencil, 'GK00193'.
Dimensions: book (closed) 18.5 h x 12.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Inge King 201. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2012.1070
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.