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An image of Untitled (the late Mr Curtin our great Prime Minister) by Robert MacPherson

Robert MacPherson

(Australia 1937 – )

Title
Untitled (the late Mr Curtin our great Prime Minister), from the series '555 Frog poems'
Year
1990-1992
Media category
Drawing
Materials used
pencil and mixed media
Dimensions

29.3 x 41.7 cm sheet; 60.8 x 60.8 x 2.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed u.l., pencil "Robert Pene...". Not dated [Robert Pene is MacPherson's alter ego, see notes]
Credit
Purchased 1994
Accession number
582.1994.1
Copyright
© Robert MacPherson
Location
Not on display
Further information

These six works are from a prolific series of drawings, '555 Frog poems' which purport to be the work of Robert Pene, a Grade IV student at St Joseph's Convent. It is a kind of alter ego for MacPherson and maps the concerns he always has for place and personal history.