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Merrick FRY

Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia born 1950

Eroded gully (fenced) 1975 Place made: New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in wax Leviathan crayon and pastel Support: thin smooth buff wove paper adhered to thick textured card painted white
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: Signed and dated verso upper centre in black pencil on thin smooth white wove folded paper adhered to the backing board, 'MERRICK FRY [inverted] / 1975'. Titled verso upper centre in black pencil on thin smooth white wove folded paper adhered to the backing board, ''ERODED GULLY' / (FENCED)'. Inscribed with artist's stamp lower right on image in black ink, 'FRY'. Inscribed verso upper centre in black pencil on thin smooth white wove folded paper adhered to the backing board, 'CRAYON (OIL) & PASTEL / ON PAPER / (MOUNTED ON CARD) / - 55 X 44 CM. [underlined] / -'RUBBING'- [underlined] / PRODUCED BY RUBBING OVER / A COLLAGE OF TEXTURES & SHAPES / (STAND. ECT.) IN A COTRUCCED [sic.] WAY.'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper left in pen and blue ink, ''ERODED GULLY' / (FENCED) / LEVIATHAN CRAYON / 462 X 573 / 5TH NOV. 1975 / MERRICK FRY.'.
Dimensions: image 46.6 h x 35.4 w cm sheet 55.5 h x 44.3 w cm backing sheet 55.5 h x 44.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Selina Redman AO 2015. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2015.905
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Merrick Fry, Sydney, 2014.