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Alberr SHOMALY

Bethlehem, Palestine born 1950

  • Australia from 1965
  • UK 1972-73

Drawing [self portrait with eyes closed] 1972 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right within image in black pencil, 'Alberr 72.'. Titled upper left in black pencil, 'DRAWING'.
Dimensions: image 36.6 h x 55.9 w cm sheet 59.4 h x 84.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1972
Accession No: NGA 72.288
Provenance:
  • Commissioned by the C.A.A.B., from the artist, Melbourne, 1972.
  • Transferred to the National Gallery Collection, July 1990.