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

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

The arts of peace and war (1977) Place made: Bali, Indonesia
Materials & Technique: drawings, collages, drawing in pen and black and colour inks, gouache, gold leaf, black pencil, ballpoint pen, paper collage Support: cream laid paper

Primary Insc: signed upper right in pen and black ink, 'Donald Friend'. not dated. Titled and inscribed upper right in pen and black ink, 'The Arts of Peace & War: Comedy, / Portrait painting, Military Agression [sic]. Flower-Arrangement, Millinary. [sic], / Music, etc, '
Dimensions: image 49.0 h x 66.8 w cm sheet 49.0 h x 66.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.573
Image rights: Reproduced with permission from the Estate of the Late Donald Friend
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Australian Galleries, Sydney, 1978.