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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1903 – Dublin, Ireland 1977

  • England 1926-47
  • Ireland from 1948

Wrapper design to 'Tiptoe'. c.1925 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and ink, brush and ink, black pencil and watercolour Support: paper

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. Titled lower right in pen and black ink, 'Wrapper design to 'Tiptoe' '.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed as part of image upper centre in watercolour, 'TIPTOE / A BOOK OF / POETRY / RAYMOND H. McGRATH.' Inscribed as part of image upper left vertically in watercolour, 'TIPTOE'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper righht in black pencil '23a.'.
Dimensions: image 29.6 h x 23.4 w cm sheet 43.0 h x 26.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.1505
  • With the artist until his death in 1977.
  • Estate of the artist.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Deutcher Fine Art, Melbourne, August 1979,
  • From the exhibition, 'Raymond McGrath', Melbourne: Deutsher Galleries, 22 April - 13 May 1979, list 23a.