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Merrick FRY

Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia born 1950

Backyard (hanging washing) 1989-90 Place made: New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in willow and compressed charcoal, acrylic and gesso Support: medium-weight smooth white card
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right on image in black charcoal, 'FRY 89.'. Titled verso lower left in black pencil, ''BACKYARD' / (HANGING WASHING / NEW CASTLE)'. Inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, 'WILLOW & COMPRESSED CHARCOAL / ACRYLIC & GESSO ON FELT CARD / 46 x 70 cm 1989 MERRICK FRY.'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image 46.0 h x 69.2 w cm sheet 46.0 h x 69.2 w cm backing sheet 75.7 h x 92.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Selina Redman AO 2015. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2015.911
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Merrick Fry, Sydney, 2014.