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Wellington, New Zealand born 1948

  • Australia from 1975

Untitled [No. 9 from the Matchstick series]. 1976 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in fibre-tipped pen and airbrushed watercolour Support: C.M.Fabriano paper
Manufacturer's Mark: blindstamp: upper edge, 'FABRIANO COTTON', inverted

Primary Insc: Signed, dated and titled verso upper centre in black pencil, 'John Lethbridge/matchstick series '76'. Inscribed recto diagonall;y from lower left corner in fibre-tipped pen as part of iamge '1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0'. Inscribed recto lower edge in fibre-tipped pen as part of image, 'matchsticks as counting devices - an implied deviation'.
Dimensions: image 43.6 h x 33.5 w cm sheet 56.2 h x 36.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.1591
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Coventry Gallery, Sydney, 1979.