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John LETHBRIDGE

Wellington, New Zealand born 1948

  • Australia from 1975

No.7 from the Matchstick series 1976 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in fibre-tipped pen and airbrushed watercolour Support: C.M.Fabriano paper
Manufacturer's Mark: blindstamp: lower edge, 'FABRIANO COTTON'.

Primary Insc: Signed, dated and titled verso upper centre in black pencil, 'John Lethbridge/matchstick series '76/No. 7'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed recto lower left to lower centre in fibre-tipped pen as part of image 'application of imperfect knowledge and the/imperfection of the work perfectly matched'.
Dimensions: image 42.0 h x 25.4 w cm sheet 56.6 h x 37.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.1048
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Coventry Gallery, Sydney, 1978.