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20 frog poems: Hill song (floury baker) for G. B.
1989-1992

Medium
polyvinyl chloride and decal lettering on aluminium on wood, eye hooks, billycart, hessian sack
Measurements
(a-v) 359.5 × 183.4 × 82.0 cm (variable) (installation)
Place/s of Execution
Brisbane, Queensland
Inscription
(a) inscribed in black fibre-tipped pen on reverse u.l.: #1 (1 in a circle) 20 PANELS + BILLYCART / TITLE: “20 FROG POEMS : HILL SONG (FLOURY BAKER) FOR G.B.” 1989-1992 / R. MACPHERSON BRISBANE.
(b) inscribed in black fibre-tipped pen on reverse u.l.: #2 (2 in a circle) 32.4 (underlined) / (1.8 x 18) 20 panels + BILLYCART
(c) inscribed in black fibre-tipped pen on reverse u.l.: #3 (3 in a circle) 20 panels + BILLYCART
(d) inscribed in black fibre-tipped pen on reverse u.l.: #4 (4 in a circle) 20 panels + BILLYCART
(e) inscribed in black fibre-tipped pen on reverse u.l.: #5 (5 in a circle) 20 panels + BILLYCART
(f) inscribed in black fibre-tipped pen on reverse u.l.: #6 (6 in a circle) 20 panels + BILLYCART
(g) inscribed in black fibre-tipped pen on reverse u.l.: #7 (7 in a circle) 20 panels + BILLYCART / R. MACPHERSON BRISBANE 1989-1992.
(h) inscribed in black fibre-tipped pen on reverse u.l.: #8 (8 in a circle) 20 panels + BILLYCART / TITLE: “20 FROG POEMS: HILL SONG (FLOURY BAKER) FOR G.B.” 1989-1992 R. MACPHERSON BRISBANE
(i) inscribed in black fibre-tipped pen on reverse u.l.: #9 (9 in a circle) 20 panels + BILLYCART
(j) inscribed in black fibre-tipped pen on reverse u.l.: #10 (10 in a circle) 20 panels + BILLYCART / R. MACPHERSON BRISBANE 1989-1992
(k) inscribed in black fibre-tipped pen on reverse u.l.: #11 (11 in a circle) 20 panels + BILLYCART
(l) inscribed in black fibre-tipped pen on reverse u.l.: #12 (12 in a circle) 20 panels + BILLYCART
(m) inscribed in black fibre-tipped pen on reverse u.l.: #13 (13 in a circle) 20 panels + BILLYCART
(n) inscribed in black fibre-tipped pen on reverse u.l.: #14 (14 in a circle) 20 panels + BILLYCART / R. MACPHERSON 1989-1992
(o) inscribed in black fibre-tipped pen on reverse u.l.: #15 (15 in a cirle) 20 panels + BILLYCART
(p) inscribed in black fibre-tipped pen on reverse u.l.: #16 (16 in a circle) 20 PANELS + BILLYCART / TITLE: “20 FROG POEMS : HILL SONG (FLOURY BAKER) FOR G.B.” 1989-1992
(q) inscribed in black fibre-tipped pen on reverse u.l.: #17 (17 in a circle) 20 panels + BILLYCART
(r) inscribed in black fibre-tipped pen on reverse u.l.: 20 panels + BILLYCART #18 (18 in a circle) / 1989-1992
(s) inscribed in black fibre-tipped pen on reverse u.l.: #19 (19 in a circle) 20 panels + BILLYCART / R. MACPHERSON 1989-1992 / BRISBANE
(t) inscribed in black fibre-tipped pen on reverse u.l.: #20 (20 in a circle) 20 panels + BILLYCART / TITLE: “20 FROG POEMS : HILL SONG (FLOURY BAKER) FOR G.B.” 1989-1992 / R. MACPHERSON BRISBANE
Accession Number
1996.662.a-v
Department
Australian Sculpture
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of the Utah Foundation, Fellow, 1996
© Robert MacPherson
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
An installation consisting of a child's billycart above which a series of wooden panels is hung.