Hal GYE, 'Den' of the forest Enlarge 1 /1

Hal GYE

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1888 – Eltham, Victoria, Australia 1967

'Den' of the forest 1955 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in black pencil and crayon with watercolour wash Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right in pen and black ink '.Hal : Gye. 1955'. Titled upper left in pen and black ink ' 'Den' of the / forest'
Secondary Insc: Inscribed centre right in ink, 'C J Dennis. / as I knew / him in 1914'.
Dimensions: image 26.0 h x 13.2 w cm sheet 27.6 h x 18.6 w cm
Accession No: NGA 00.46
Subject: Portrait: male, poet
Provenance:
  • Acquired by the National Gallery of Australia, from an unidentified source, before 1999.