Donald FRIEND, Earth imagined by Martians Enlarge 1 /1

Donald FRIEND

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1915 – Woollahra, New South Wales, Australia 1989

  • Europe, Africa 1936-40
  • Bali 1967-80

Earth imagined by Martians 1977 Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and ink, brush and ink and ball point pen, with watercolour, gouache, gold leaf and collage of rice paper Support: multiple sheets of cartridge paper, edge-lapped

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right in pen and black ink and brush and black ink, 'DONALD FRIEND / '77 '. Titled lower right in pen and black ink and brush and black ink, 'EARTH IMAGINED by MARTIANS'.
Dimensions: image 200.2 h x 549.0 w cm sheet 200.2 h x 549.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.572
Image rights: Reproduced with permission from the Estate of the Late Donald Friend
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Australian Galleries, Sydney, 1978.