Colin McCAHON, Noughts and crosses 4 Enlarge 1 /1


Timaru, New Zealand 1919 – Auckland, New Zealand 1987

Noughts and crosses 4 January 1976 Place made: Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
Materials & Technique: drawings, paintings, painting in synthetic polymer paint Support: thick white Steinbach paper
Manufacturer's Mark: Embossed upper left and lower right, 'Steinbach'.

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower left in gouache, 'C. McC. Jan 76'. Titled lower centre in synthetic polymer paint , 'Noughts and Crosses'. Inscribed lower right in synthetic polymer paint, '4'.
Dimensions: sheet 109.4 h x 72.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.1072
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Peter McLeavey Gallery, Wellington, 1978.