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Geelong, Victoria, Australia born 1924

not titled [abstract forms]. 1957 or 1958 Place made: Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone Support: paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: not signed. dated lower right below image in black pencil, '58 57'. not titled.
Secondary Insc: artist's monogram lower right in image.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso on small rectangular white self-adhesive label in black ink, 'Dear Simon, Mary and I would like you to accept / this small gift as a token of our appreciation / for Officially Opening our 1997 KANGAROO SCULPTURE / AWARDS. This print from stone, which is untitled, / was, I think, shown at the old MOMA in Tavistock / Place. Melbourne in either one of my solo shows of 1958 or 1959, when John Reed was Director. / Peter Burns "Kangaroo" October 1997'. inscribed verso on small rectangular white self-adhesive label in black ink, '1997 KANGAROO AWARDS FOR SCULPTURE / Eleventh Annual Invitation Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition / Mary and Peter Burns / invite you to the Official Opening and Presentation / of the SCULPTURE AWARD by SIMON KLOSE, DIRECTOR, McCELLAND GALLERY, LANGWARRIN, / at 3pm on Sunday 2 November 1997 at / "Kangaroo" 644 Henley Road, Kangaroo Ground, Victoria 3097. Melway 24K1. / Award Judges: John Clutterbuck and Max Delany. / This exhibition continues until Sunday 30 / November 1997. / 7 days a week. Hours 11am to 5pm or by appointment. Telephone (03) 9712 0351. / Also paintings, drawings and sculpture at our Kangaroo Studio.'.
Dimensions: sheet (sight) 28.0 h x 35.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australia Pacific Print Fund 2015
Accession No: NGA 2015.948
  • Peter Burns gift to Simon Klose in 1997.