John FIRTH-SMITH, Variation No. 7 [recto]; not titled [abstract with four lines] [verso] Enlarge 1 /2
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1943

  • New Zealand 1945-52
  • Australia from 1952
  • Europe, USA 1971
  • USA 1982

Variation No. 7 [recto]
not titled [abstract with four lines] [verso]
1975 Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in synthetic polymer paint [recto]; drawing in synthetic polymer paint, granular and fibrous material and crayon [verso] Support: paper

Primary Insc: signed, dated and titled recto lower left in black pencil, 'Firth-Smith 75 7 [circled]'. signed verso lower right in black pencil, 'Firth-Smith 74'. signed across centre of verso image upside down in crayon, 'Firth-Smith'. Verso image not titled.
Dimensions: image (recto) 48.0 h x 69.5 w cm image (verso) 55.9 h x 76.2 w cm sheet 55.9 h x 76.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.621AB
Image rights: Courtesy of the artist and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane, 1976.