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

  • England 1926-47
  • Ireland from 1948

Where Aurora's gleaming arches shine. c.1924 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and ink, brush and ink and black pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: signed lower right of image in pen and black ink, 'R H. McGrath'. not dated. Titled lower right in pen and black ink as part of the inscribed verse, 'Where Aurora's gleaming arches shine'.
Secondary Insc: (See Notes for full text of verse.)
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower centre in red ink, 'XIV'. Inscribed verso upper right in black pencil, '32a.'.
Dimensions: image 21.2 h x 11.8 w cm sheet 42.8 h x 26.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.1507
  • 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 32a.