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Harold BYRNE

Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia 1899 – 1966

Brown-out (Kings Cross) February 1942 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, pastels, paper; pastel drawing in colour pastels Support: thick off-white wove paper mounted to thin off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: Signed and dated on mount lower right in black pencil, 'Harold Byrne / Feb 1942'. Titled on mount lower left below image in black pencil, 'Brown-out (King's Cross).'
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed on outside of mount upper left in blue ball-point pen, 'Harold Byrne pastel'.
Dimensions: sheet 27.0 h x 13.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2013
Accession No: NGA 2013.12
Subject: War: second world war, 1939-1945
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Antique Print Room, Sydney, February 2013