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Title

The mermaid

1949


Artist

Donald Friend

Australia

06 Feb 1915 - 16 Aug 1989


Details


Date

1949


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on wood


Dimensions

45.5 x 60.5 cm board; 58.0 x 63.5 x 4.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l. corner, black oil "Donald: 49". Signed c. verso upside-down, black ink ".../ Donald Friend".


Credit

Gift of Margaret Olley 2002


Location

Not on display


Accession number

113.2002


Artist information

Donald Friend

Artist profile

Works in the collection

57


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Renée Porter, Margaret Olley: painter, peer, mentor, muse, 'Margaret Olley: a celebration of life in paint', pg. 8-36, The Rocks, 2017, 58, 59 (colour illus.), 112.