Materials & Technique:
drawings, drawing in pen and black ink, black pencil and watercolour Support: medium-weight smooth brown wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower centre within image in pen and black ink, 'ZIP / / / 1910.'.
Titled lower centre below image in pen and black ink and red watercolour, '_"MEDUSA"_'.
inscribed verso upper left to centre right in black pencil, 'This design might be redrawn with / as more of the snakes (32 in all) are / enough, but at present I cannot [illegible] / time. / [illegible] register [underlined] these designs when referencing the / for were they to go astray they would be / me, as these two G1 + G3 are originals [illegible] / + I have not [illegible] a tracing of these'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
image 23.2 h x 12.1 w cm sheet (irregular) 32.1 h x 24.7 w cm
: Gift of Anna Eglitis 2014 Accession No
: NGA 2014.1744
- Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Anna Eglitis, Cairns, 2014.