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Merrick FRY

Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia born 1950

Caterina with Leonardo March 2002 Place made: New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, chalk; paint (acrylic); paper drawing in chalk and acrylic paint wash Support: thin smooth white wove Whatman 100% cotton rag acid-free paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower left within image, 'D [image of a bird?]'.

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower left on image in black pencil, 'M. FRY. - 2002'. signed and dated lower left on image in black pencil, 'MARCH / 02 FRY [vertically along the left border]'. titled verso lower left in black pencil on mount, ''CATERINA WITH LEONARDO''. inscribed verso lower left in black pencil on mount, 'CHALK & ACRYLIC WASH / (ON WHATMAN 100% RAG 1952) / 49 x 63 cm / 2002 MERRICK FRY.'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image 62.7 h x 48.4 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 62.7 h x 48.4 w cm backing sheet 81.2 h x 65.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Selina Redman AO 2015. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2015.914
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Merrick Fry, Sydney, 2014.