Roy OPIE, The escaping human breasts. Enlarge 1 /1


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1909 – Paris, France 1968

  • France from 1960

The escaping human breasts. 1966 Materials & Technique: drawings, crayon; ink; paper drawing in ballpoint pen and crayon Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed, dated, titled and inscribed lower right in pen and black ink 'The Escaping/ Human/Breasts./Opie '66./MANLY.'
Dimensions: image 32.4 h x 23.0 w cm sheet 38.0 h x 27.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.1669
Subject: Australia, Art style: Surrealism
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Mrs Ena Mudge, the artist's sister, 1979.