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

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

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