Youth, death and the maiden
06 Feb 1915 - 16 Aug 1989
pen and brown, black and red ink, wash, watercolour, white gouache on buff wove paper
58.9 x 80.3 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, pen and brown ink "Donald Friend". Not dated.
Edward Stinson Bequest Fund 1996
Not on display
© Reproduced with permission of the Estate of Donald Friend. Licensed by Copyright Agency.
Shown in 4 exhibitions
Donald Friend Retrospective 1915-1989:
- Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney 09 Feb 1990–25 Mar 1990
- National Gallery of Victoria [St Kilda Road], Melbourne 14 Apr 1990–06 Jun 1990
- Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart 26 Jun 1990–19 Aug 1990
Australian drawings from the Gallery's collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Dec 1997–15 Mar 1998
Donald Friend: A charmed life, National Library of Australia, Canberra, 09 Nov 2006–04 Feb 2007
Themes and Variations: Australian drawings from the collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Bathurst, 17 Oct 2008–30 Nov 2008
Referenced in 4 publications
Christine France, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'Donald Friend / Margaret Olley', pg. 128-139, Sydney, 2002, 132 (colour illus.), 143, 147.
Lou Klepac, Donald Friend: a charmed life, Canberra, 2006. Checklist of works.
Australian drawings from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 1997, 11 (colour illus.), 81 (illus.). cat.no. 73
Barry Pearce, Donald Friend Retrospective 1915-1989, Sydney, 1990, 105 (colour illus.). plate no. 84