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(Sleeping woman: Design for NGV Library bookplate)

reed pen and ink
17.1 × 12.1 cm (sheet) 18.1 × 12.7 cm (black backing card) 30.8 × 22.2 cm (white backing card)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
inscribed on sheet attached to reverse of secondary support, pen and red ink, u.l.-l.r.: Friday . 10/8/’78 / Dear Fred, / Herewith your drawing – I have not stuck / anything on the actual drawing – although / what was stuck on it when I got it pulled / the paper a bit when I took it off – I / don’t know how the patch on the bottom will / come off – but if they stuck it on with rubber / solution benzine will take it off. / I hope the job was alright – could have / been better but the wonders of modern / science are limited – as are the wonders / of the creator – you and me ! / Give my regards to Lynne [sic] – or vice versa. / Yours. / Rod Shaw
Accession Number
Australian Prints & Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Fred Williams, 1978
© Estate of Fred Williams
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display