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Merrick FRY

Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia born 1950

Gully with dead box 1984 Place made: New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, gesso; paint (acrylic); paper drawing in acyrilc paint and gesso Support: thick textured brown card adhered to thick plywood backing board painted white and cream
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower left on image in black pencil, 'FRY.84.'. Dated verso upper left in pen and blue ink on cream sticker adhered to backing board, '1984'. Titled verso upper left in pen and blue ink and black pencil on cream sticker adhered to backing board, ''GULLY WITH / DEAD WHITE BOX'' [underlined by printed dashed line]. Inscribed verso upper left in pen and blue ink and black pencil on cream sticker adhered to backing board, 'ACRYLIC & GESSO / ON CARD / (MOUNT BOARD) / 53 X 44 cm. / (PLYWOOD BACK)' [underlined by printed dashed line].
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image 46.0 h x 37.5 w cm sheet 52.0 h x 43.0 w cm backing sheet 68.7 h x 58.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Selina Redman AO 2015. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2015.909
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Merrick Fry, Sydney, 2014.