Justin O'BRIEN

Hurstville, New South Wales, Australia 1917 – Rome, Italy 1996

  • Europe 1940-44, 1947-49
  • Italy from 1967

English padre [Padre Wild] (1943) Place made: Torun, Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: white wove paper

Primary Insc: Signed, dated and inscribed upper right in black pencil, 'To Will from / Justin O'Brien / 1963'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower centre in blue crayon, '36'.
Dimensions: image 58.6 h x 44.2 w cm sheet 58.6 h x 44.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Granville Spencer 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.701
  • Gift to Grenville (Will) Spencer, from the artist, 1963.
  • Collection of Grenville (Will) Spencer, England, 1963-77.
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from Grenville (Will) Spencer, England, 1977