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An image of Sketchbook, Sri Lanka by Donald Friend An image of Sketchbook, Sri Lanka by Donald Friend An image of Sketchbook, Sri Lanka by Donald Friend An image of Sketchbook, Sri Lanka by Donald Friend An image of Sketchbook, Sri Lanka by Donald Friend An image of Sketchbook, Sri Lanka by Donald Friend

Donald Friend

(Australia 06 Feb 1915 – 16 Aug 1989)

Title
Sketchbook, Sri Lanka
Alternative title:
Ceylon sketch book
Place of origin
Sri Lanka
Year
1959
Media categories
Sketchbook, Drawing
Materials used
sketchbook; 72 leaves, 53 drawings, pen and brown ink on cream wove paper
Dimensions

25.0 x 35.0 cm leaf; 25.0 x 35.5 x 2.0 cm closed book; 25.0 x 72.0 cm open book

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1989
Accession number
353.1989.a-ttt
Copyright
© Reproduced with permission of the Estate of Donald Friend. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney.
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (4)

Hendrik Kolenberg, Animals on paper - from the Australian collection of prints, drawings and watercolours, Sydney, 1992. cat.no. 11

Hendrik Kolenberg, Everyday life: prints drawings and watercolours from the collections of Australian and European art, Sydney, 1994. cat.no. 30

David Robson, Beyond Bawa: Modern mastersworks of monsoon Asia, '3. Brief encounters', pg. 38-48, London, 2007, 38 (colour illus.). image is of etching located on page 17: (Male figure seated in low chair with sheet music on the armrest); titled 'Portrait of Bevis Bawa'

David Robson, Beyond Bawa: Modern mastersworks of monsoon Asia, '3. Brief encounters', pg. 38-48, London, 2007, 43 (colour illus.). image is of drawing located on page 65: (Domed building with a study of a bird in ink and pencil); titled 'Dagoba'

Exhibition history (2)

Animals on paper: from the Australian collection of prints, drawings and watercolours, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 05 Sep 1992–05 Oct 1992

Everyday Life, prints, drawings and watercolours from the collections of Australian and European Art: