Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1915 – Woollahra, New South Wales, Australia 1989

  • Europe, Africa 1936-40
  • Bali 1967-80

The tropics 1951 Place made: Queensland, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and black and brown inks, brush and black ink, watercolour and pastel Support: thin smooth grey laid paper

Primary Insc: Signed, dated and titled lower right within image in black felt-tip pen, 'The tropics. / Donald Friend. 1951'.
Dimensions: image 31.0 h x 48.2 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 31.0 h x 48.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1959
Accession No: NGA 59.111
Image rights: Reproduced with permission from the Estate of the Late Donald Friend
  • Purchased by the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.), from an unidentified vendor, January 1959.