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Title

Untitled (the late Mr Curtin our great Prime Minister) , from the series '555 Frog poems'

1990-1992

Artist

Robert MacPherson

Australia

1937 -

  • Details

    Date
    1990-1992
    Media category
    Drawing
    Materials used
    pencil and mixed media
    Dimensions
    29.3 x 41.7 cm sheet; 60.8 x 60.8 x 2.5 cm frame
    Signature & date

    Signed u.l., pencil "Robert Pene...". Not dated [Robert Pene is MacPherson's alter ego, see notes]

    Credit
    Purchased 1994
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    582.1994.1
    Copyright
    © Robert MacPherson

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    These six works are from a prolific series of drawings, '555 Frog poems' which purport to be the work of Robert Pene, a Grade IV student at St Joseph's Convent. It is a kind of alter ego for MacPherson and maps the concerns he always has for place and personal history.

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