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Title

In the rock temple I

1961


Artist

Donald Friend

Australia

06 Feb 1915 - 16 Aug 1989


Details


Date

1961


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

pen and black and red ink, watercolour, gouache, pastel


Dimensions

68.0 x 102.0 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.r. corner, pen and black ink ".../ Donald Friend". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1961


Location

Not on display


Accession number

WA10.1961


Artist information

Donald Friend

Artist profile

Works in the collection

57


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Lou Klepac, Donald Friend: a charmed life, Canberra, 2006. Checklist of works.

Hendrik Kolenberg, Australian watercolours 1880s to 1990s, 'Introduction: Painting in watercolour', pg. 8-16, Sydney, 1995, 14 (colour illus.), 15 (colour illus.), 113. plate no. iv. The colour illustration on page 15 is a detail of the image.

Barry Pearce, Donald Friend Retrospective 1915-1989, 'Introduction', pg. 9-20, Sydney, 1990, 92 (colour illus.). cat.no. 70