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Lilydale, Victoria, Australia born 1927

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

Seaside [Idyllic/realistic seaside] 2010 Place made: St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in colour crayon Support: medium-weight smooth off-white wove Fabriano paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower left, 'F F [inverted] 4 / FABRIANO [vertically along border]'.

Primary Insc: Signed verso centre in black pencil, 'Ken Whisson'. Dated verso centre in black pencil, '23/10/2010'. Titled verso centre in black pencil, '"Seaside" / "Idyllic/Realistic Seaside".'. Inscribed verso upper centre to centre in black pencil, 'from a small print of / a drawing in ink that was completed in 2003 + 2005 / First stage 18/10/2010 / Second stage 23/10/2010'. Inscribed verso centre right in black pencil, 'Done at / Redan Apartments / Redan Street / East St. Kilda [encircled]'. Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'Staedtler Wachstralkreiden'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image 37.2 h x 50.1 w cm sheet 37.2 h x 50.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 2015
Accession No: NGA 2015.1134
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Sydney, 2014.