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

  • England 1926-47
  • Ireland from 1948

Girl-clouds, tossing their skirts of mirth. 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 as part of verse in pen and black ink. 'Girl-clouds, tossing their skirts of mirth'.
Secondary Insc: (See Notes for full text of verse.)
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower centre in red ink. 'XXI'. Inscribed verso upper right in black pencil. '35a.'.
Dimensions: image 20.4 h x 11.2 w cm sheet 43.0 h x 26.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.1510
  • 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 35a.