Skip to content

Collection

All

Search

Australian art

View More:


Details


Alternative title

Ceylon sketch book


Place where the work was made

Sri Lanka


Date

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

353.1989.a-ttt


Artist information

Donald Friend

Works in the collection

57


Place

Where the work was made
Sri Lanka

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


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

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

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'