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Joy MURPHY

Australia born 1920

not titled [embracing figures] (1978) Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in fibre-tipped pen Support: archive paper

Primary Insc: signed and inscribed lower edge in fibre-tipped pen, 'Happy Christmas and love - and a good '79 - to / James, and all my friends in that / madhouse / Joy (Boyd) Murphy'. not dated. not titled.
Tertiary Insc: Stamp verso, 'Received 21 Dec 1978'.
Dimensions: image 21.0 h x 17.0 w cm sheet 35.2 h x 25.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist, 1978.
Accession No: NGA 78.1475
Subject: Australia, Printed ephemera: Greeting card
Provenance:
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from Joy Murphy, Melbourne, 1978.