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Merrick FRY

Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia born 1950

Figs with chinese elm 1997 Place made: New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, charcoal; paper; pastel drawing in pastel and charcoal Support: thin smooth white wove Whatman 100% cotton rag acid-free paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right on image in black charcoal, 'FRY 97'. Titled verso lower left in black pencil, ''FIGS WITH CHINESE ELM' / (ON DRADE [underlined])'. Inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, 'PASTEL & CHARCOAL ON / (WHATMAN 100% RAG 1952) / 49 x 71 cm / 1997 MERRICK FRY.'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image 52.5 h x 72.1 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 59.2 h x 84.0 w cm backing sheet 76.0 h x 93.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Selina Redman AO 2015. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2015.912
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Merrick Fry, Sydney, 2014.