Tony RAFTY, Sketch of Dame Mary Gilmore Enlarge 1 /1

Tony RAFTY

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia born 1915 – 2015

  • Indonesia, Singapore 1945
  • England 1948

Sketch of Dame Mary Gilmore 1962 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, pastels, charcoal; paper; pastel drawing in pastel and charcoal Support: paper (sketchook sheet) mounted on thin cardboard

Primary Insc: Signed and dated l lowerright in pastel 'Tony Rafty/62'. Inscribed centre right in fibre tipped pen 'Mary Gilmore/ 14.3.62'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed centre right in fibre tipped pen 'Mary Gilmore/ 14.3.62' (see Notes).
Dimensions: image 40.6 h x 47.8 w cm sheet 40.6 h x 47.8 w cm backing 45.6 h x 48.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1968
Accession No: NGA 68.12
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.), from the artist, February 1968