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Title

Sketchbook for 'Between two logs, Kalorama'

2013

Artist

Mary Tonkin

Australia

1973 –

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  • Details

    Date
    2013
    Media categories
    Sketchbook , Drawing
    Materials used
    sketchbook: 77 leaves, 76 pencil drawings on ivory wove paper
    Dimensions
    19.5 x 19.4 cm leaf; 20.0 x 20.4. x 2.4 cm book closed; 20.2 x 39.5 book open
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Dated upper c. page 1, pencil ".../ 2013".

    Credit
    Gift of the artist 2015. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    296.2015.a-yyy
    Copyright
    © Mary Tonkin

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  • About

    Mary Tonkin’s work is concerned with sites that have a personal, intimate and emotional resonance. Drawing is integral to her practice and the most powerful way of conveying her experience - she makes drawings to define and develop ideas for paintings and to help her make sense of her cognitive and emotional responses to a subject.

    This sketchbook contains preparatory drawings for a major painting in the Gallery’s collection, 'Between two logs, Kalorama' 2013-14. The subject is a small pocket within a grove of trees at Kalorama, a farm for rare bulbs and flowers run by her family, in the Dandenong Ranges east of Melbourne. The drawings in the sketchbook were made in the landscape in 2013, capturing Tonkin’s initial encounter with her subject, before it was developed further in a major drawing.

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