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

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

The flying fish season (1977) Place made: Bali, Indonesia
Materials & Technique: drawings, collages, gold; gouache; ink; paint; paper drawing in pen and wash and colour inks, gouache, gold leaf and collage of rice paper Support: white laid paper

Primary Insc: signed lower right in pen and black ink, 'Donald Friend'. not dated. Titled and inscribed lower right in pen and black ink, 'The Flying Fish Season ('EIM')'.
Dimensions: image 47.4 h x 61.8 w cm sheet 47.4 h x 61.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.576
Image rights: Reproduced with permission from the Estate of the Late Donald Friend
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Australian Galleries, Sydney, 1978.