Leeds, England 1864
London, England 1903
Let the dead bury the dead
Materials & Technique:
drawings, ink; paper drawing in black ink Support: paper mounted on cardboard
Primary Insc: signed lower right in black ink, 'Phil May'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed on coffin as part of work in black ink 'VAUGHAN'.
Inscribed on sack as part of work in black ink '(pounds) 6000'.
Tertiary Insc: Label verso centre typed, '839. 'Let the dead bury the dead.' - Cardinal Moran. / November 20 1886'.
Label verso upper centre typed , 'Australian National Gallery / Phil May / Rosalind Hollinrake 9.1.76'.
Label recto upper left in black pencil, '8.1' or '81'.
sheet 39.4 h x 26.4 w cm image 28.6 h x 23.8 w cm backing 43.1 h x 27.8 w cm
: Purchased 1976 Accession No
: NGA 76.1578
- Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Rosalind Hollinrake, Melbourne, 1976.