Hobart, Tasmania, Australia 1934
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia 2016
- England, Europe 1959-61, Canada 1978
not titled [design for New Parliament House poster].
Materials & Technique:
prints, posters, screenprint, printed in colour inks by the four colour process, from four stencils Support: medium-weight smooth off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's amrk.
Edition State: published state
Impression: artist's proof
Edition: edition unknown
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right edge in black pencil, '1988. / Bea. Maddock.'.
inscribed below image lower left to lower right in black pencil, '... "He becomes familiar with the beauty of loneliness. Whispered / to by the myriad tongues of the wilderness he learns the / language of the barren and the uncouth, and can read / the hieroglyphs of the haggard gum-trees, blown into odd / shapes, distorted with fierce hot winds, or cramped with cold / nights when the Southern Cross freezes in a cloudless sky of ivy blue".. / Marcus Clarke. / Artists [sic] proof for the New Parliament House. Canberra.'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscritpions.
printed image 57.7 h x 51.5 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 91.0 h x 67.2 w cm
: Gift of David Archer 2016 Accession No
: NGA 2016.441
- Collection of the artist at her death, subsequently bequeathed to David Archer, 2016.
- Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from David Archer, Launceston, 2016.