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Donald FRIEND

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

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

Donald Friend starring in "Hamlet the broken hearted clown" [Donald Friend starring in "Hamlet the broken hearted clown" 1966 Australia. Bali. Greece] 1966 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, collages, collage of photographs with gouache, watercolour, pen and ink, brush and ink and blue ballpoint pen Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed, dated, titled and inscribed as part of work in pen and black ink and ballpoint pen, 'DONALD / FRIEND / starring / in / 'Hamlet / the brokenhearted CLOWN.' / 1966 / Australia Bali / Greece'.
Dimensions: image 44.8 h x 35.0 w cm sheet (folded) 49.9 h x 37.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.664.41
Image rights: Reproduced with permission from the Estate of the Late Donald Friend
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Acquisition Committee of the proposed Australian National Gallery, from Reinhart Hassert, art dealer, Sydney, March 1973.