Donald FRIEND, Houseboy: 5 shillings per month Enlarge 1 /1


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

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

Houseboy: 5 shillings per month c.1938 Place made: Nigeria
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and brown ink, ink wash and black pencil Support: cream wove paper

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. Titled verso upper right in black pencil, 'Houseboy (5/- per month)'.
Dimensions: image 25.2 h x 18.8 w cm sheet 27.7 h x 18.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.664.31
Image rights: Reproduced with permission from the Estate of the Late Donald Friend
  • Purchased by the Acquisition Committee of the proposed Australian National Gallery, from Reinhart Hassert, art dealer, Sydney, March 1973.