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oil on composition board
88.2 × 122.1 cm
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
inscribed in black paint l.c.r.: Grahame King '51
inscribed in fibre-tipped pen on paper label on reverse u.l.: 'Italian Composition' / 1951 / Oil on Gesso on / Hardboard / Grahame King / H
inscribed in fibre-tipped pen on reverse u.l.: 'Italian Composition' / Grahame King / Drysdale Rd. / Warrandyte.
Accession Number
Australian Painting
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by the artist, Fellow, 1998
© Courtesy of the artist s estate
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Subjects (general)
Abstract Art Human Figures
Subjects (specific)
brush strokes earth (colour) figure-derived form attributes linearity (form concept) outlines (linear form) shading texture (artistic concept)
Abstract Expressionism