Donald FRIEND, Ramon bin Saya, Torres Straits [recto]; not titled [reclining figure with cat] [verso] Enlarge 1 /2
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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

Ramon bin Saya, Torres Straits [recto]
not titled [reclining figure with cat] [verso]
1941 Place made: Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; ink; paper drawing in pen and black ink and wash (recto and verso) Support: cream wove paper (sketchbook sheet)

Primary Insc: Signed and dated recto upper left in pen and black ink 'Donald, 41'. Titled recto upper left in pen and black ink 'Ramon bin Saya/Torres Straits'.
Dimensions: image (recto) 36.6 h x 26.9 w cm image (verso) 36.6 h x 26.9 w cm sheet 36.6 h x 26.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.664.69AB
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.