Justin O'BRIEN

Hurstville, New South Wales, Australia 1917 – Rome, Italy 1996

  • Europe 1940-44, 1947-49
  • Italy from 1967

Lamentation c.1947 Materials & Technique: drawings, crayon; ink; paper; watercolour drawing in pen and black ink, over watercolour and crayon Support: thin white wove lithographic paper

Primary Insc: signed upper right in pen and ink, 'O'Brien'. not dated.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed verso upper left in ink, 'Many thanks Ellen for such a nice time / Justin'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscrtibed verso lower right in black pencil, 'C.3716'.
Dimensions: image 37.6 h x 38.8 w cm sheet 37.6 h x 39.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.4
  • Peter Bellew to 1979.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the Joshua McClelland Print Room, Melbourne, 1979.