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Title

Untitled (The Full Moon), from the series '555 Frog poems'

1990-1992


Artist

Robert MacPherson

Australia

1937 -


About

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.


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


Accession number

582.1994.2


Artist information

Robert MacPherson

Works in the collection

15


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


  • Shadow Catchers, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Feb 2020–2021