Leonard FRENCH, You know that time of evening... Enlarge 1 /1

Leonard FRENCH

Brunswick, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1928

  • England, Ireland, Europe 1949-51
  • Asia 1960-61
  • Europe, England 1962-63
  • Japan, USA 1965

You know that time of evening... 1951 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in brush and watercolour and gouache Support: paper mounted on paper

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right in gouache, 'French/51'. Titled and inscribed upper right in black pencil, 'You know that time of evening / when many strange birds/sings sadder songs, and little birds / like ghosts in lantern trees / sit waiting for the moon.'
Dimensions: image 28.6 h x 33.2 w cm sheet 28.6 h x 33.2 w cm backing 31.8 h x 39.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1974
Accession No: NGA 74.152
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Acquisition Committee of the future Australian National Gallery, from Rudy Komon Gallery, Sydney, April 1974.