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Tell tale 19
1988

Medium
charcoal, coloured pastels, wash and oil
Measurements
69.0 × 99.5 cm irreg. (image) (69.8 × 99.5 cm) (sheet)
Inscription
inscribed in pencil (in image) l.c.l.: Tell Tale 19/88 / Cress.
Accession Number
1996.500
Department
Australian Prints & Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Mrs Rae Rothfield, Member, 1996
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Depicted in the predominantly dark tones which are characteristic of this series of expressionistic drawings, 'Tell tales 19' illustrates a story related to the artist by a friend, in which two women undressed themselves at a party, publicly declaring their sexuality and relationship with each other