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John LETHBRIDGE

Wellington, New Zealand born 1948

  • Australia from 1975

No. 6 from the Matchstick series April 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: upper edge, 'FABRIANO COTTON', inverted

Primary Insc: Signed, dated and titled verso upper centre in black pencil, 'John Lethbridge / untitled work 1976 April / from the matchstick series / No. 6'. Inscribed recto lower left to lower centre in fibre-tipped pen as part of image, 'this proposition contrasts strongly with its image'.
Dimensions: image 56.4 h x 35.2 w cm sheet 56.4 h x 35.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.1049
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Coventry Gallery, Sydney, 1978.