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

  • England 1926-47
  • Ireland from 1948

Will you help to set the bells ringing? (1924-26) Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, cardboard; graphite drawing in black pencil Support: cream cardboard

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. Titled upper edge as part of work, in black pencil 'WILL YOU HELP TO/SET THE BELLS RINGING/'
Secondary Insc: Inscribed lower edge as part of work, in black pencil 'UNIVERSITY/MEMORIAL/CARILLON'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper right in black pencil '14a.'.
Dimensions: image 40.6 h x 13.5 w cm sheet 45.8 h x 20.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.1508
  • 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 14a.