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Ken WHISSON

Lilydale, Victoria, Australia born 1927

  • England, Europe 1954-56
  • Morocco 1968-69
  • Europe, England 1969-70
  • Italy from 1978

Country suburban [Houses and automobiles] 2013 Place made: Italy
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in black pencil Support: medium-weight smooth off-white wove Fabriano paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower right, 'F F [inverted] 4 / FABRIANO [vertically along border]'.

Primary Insc: Signed verso centre in black pencil, 'Ken Whisson'. Dated verso upper centre in black pencil, '2013'. Titled verso upper centre in black pencil, '"Country Suburban." / "Houses and Automobiles"'. Inscribed verso upper centre to lower right in black pencil, 'Perugia / Pencil paraphrase / of oil painting [underlined twice] of 2011 / Title of painting [underlined twice] Country Suburban.'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image 33.0 h x 47.8 w cm sheet 33.0 h x 47.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 2015
Accession No: NGA 2015.1130
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Sydney, 2014.