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Merrick FRY

Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia born 1950

Apricot tree (Fry Bros orchard) 1996 Place made: New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in black pencil Support: medium-weight smooth white wove Kent paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below image in black pencil, 'FRY. 96'. titled verso upper left in black pencil, ''APRICOTT [sic.] TREE' / FRY. BROS. ORCHARD / BATHURST / (WHITE ROCK)'. inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, 'MERRICK FRY / 85 Yrs old / KENT PAPER / 28 x 38 cm. / 1996 [underlined]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image 26.0 h x 37.5 w cm sheet 38.4 h x 45.6 w cm backing sheet 50.0 h x 60.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Selina Redman AO 2015. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2015.917
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Merrick Fry, Sydney, 2014.