Helen MAUDSLEY, The comic Enlarge 1 /1


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1927

The comic 1950-1970 Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in pen and black ink Support: thin smooth white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: Titled lower centre below image in black pencil, 'the Comic'. Inscribed lower centre below image in black pencil, 'the Smile [erased]'. Inscribed upper right above image in black pencil, '63 / 4 x 123'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image 17.2 h x 30.5 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 23.0 h x 18.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 2013. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program. 100 Works for 100 Years.
Accession No: NGA 2013.4335
Image rights: © Helen Maudsley
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, 2013.