Bitouchov, Czechoslovakia 1926 – Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 1993

  • Australia 1948-54
  • Papua New Guinea 1954-59
  • Australia from 1959

People stripped of pretensions [Peaple stript of pretentions [sic] / First reaction to Gibralter in new environment of Australia] (1948-49) Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, cardboard; ink; paper drawing in pen and ink and brush and ink wash Support: cream wove paper mounted on cream cardboard

Primary Insc: signed lower right in black pen and black ink, 'Dusan Marek'. not dated. Titled lower left in pen and ink, 'PEAPLE STRIPT OF PRETENSIONS' [sic]. inscribed lower right in pen and black ink, 'FIRST REACTION TO GIBRALTER [sic]/ IN NEW ENVIRONMENT OF AUSTRALIA'.
Dimensions: image 15.2 h x 19.2 w cm sheet 16.9 h x 19.2 w cm backing 18.8 h x 21.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Helena Marek 1995
Accession No: NGA 95.369
Image rights: © The Estate of Dusan Marek
  • Gift of Helena Marek 1995