John PASSMORE, The sea No.1 Enlarge 1 /1


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1904 – 1984

  • Europe, England 1933-51, 1960-61

The sea No.1 1959 Place made: New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in pen and brush and black, blue and purple ink Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed lower right in black pencil, 'JP' (scarcely decipherable). Dated lower right in black pencil, '1959'. Inscribed lower right in pen and black ink, 'The Sea No.1'.
Dimensions: sheet 53.1 h x 76.0 w cm sight 52.4 h x 74.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1971
Accession No: NGA 71.97
Image rights: © Elinor Wrobel OAM Trustee
  • Purchased by the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.], from Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne, July 1971;
  • From the exhibition, 'Winter exhibition 1971: Recent acquisitions of paintings and sculpture', Melbourne: Joseph Brown Gallery, 10-30 June, cat. no., 27 (illustrated).