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David ASPDEN

Bolton, Lancashire, England 1935 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 2005

  • Australia from 1950
  • Europe 1971-72
  • USA 1980
  • PNG 1981

Breakaway No.2 1976 Place made: Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in brush and black ink Support: Montgolfier paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: 'SAINT-MARCEL-LES-ANNONAY-(icon)- MONTGOLFIER', repeated

Primary Insc: Signed, dated, titled and inscribed verso upper centre to centre in ballpoint pen, 'TOP / Ink / Aspden 76 / Breakaway No. 2'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed recto lower left in black pencil, '(up arrow) Edge of mount'.
Dimensions: image 30.6 h x 47.6 w cm sheet 37.3 h x 50.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.827
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Realities Gallery, Melbourne, November 1976.