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An image of Aboriginal family by Russell Drysdale

Russell Drysdale

(England, Australia 07 Feb 1912 – 29 Jun 1981)

Title
Aboriginal family
Place of origin
Australia
Year
circa 1956
Media category
Drawing
Materials used
black conté, watercolour, white highlights on green paper
Dimensions

40.7 x 30.9 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed l.r., pen and red ink "Russell Drysdale". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1956
Accession number
9200
Copyright
© Russell Drysdale Estate
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

Hendrik Kolenberg, Australian drawings from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 1997, 69 (illus.). cat.no. 60

Hendrik Kolenberg, Everyday life: prints drawings and watercolours from the collections of Australian and European art, Sydney, 1994. cat.no. 24

Macquarie Galleries, Drawings and Prints, Sydney, 1956. cat.no. 9

Exhibition history (5)

Drawings and Prints (1956), Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 01 May 1956–25 May 1956

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

Australian drawings from the Gallery's collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Dec 1997–15 Mar 1998

Australian icons: twenty artists from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Aug 2000–03 Dec 2000

"When I was young...": artists' impressions of childhood, Global Arts Link, Ipswich, 09 Nov 2002–02 Feb 2003