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Item 01: A Curiosity in Her Own Country, 2010 / by Martin Sharp

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Item 01: A Curiosity in Her Own Country, 2010 / by Martin Sharp

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ML 1478

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1kV8Gezn

Item 01: A Curiosity in Her Own Country, 2010 / by Martin Sharp

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Item 01: A Curiosity in Her Own Country, 2010 / by Martin Sharp

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Item 01: A Curiosity in Her Own Country, 2010 / by Martin Sharp

Date

2003-2010

Call Numbers

ML 1478

Record Identifier

1kV8Gezn

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1 painting - visible image 121.5 x 97.5 cm, in frame 130 x 96 cm - acrylic on board

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Copying Conditions

Copyright status : Life of creator plus 70 years

Copyright holder : Estate of Martin Sharp

Rights and Restrictions Information : All commercial use of works by Martin Sharp should be referred to his nominated copyright collecting agency - VISCOPY

Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and Courtesy Martin Sharp

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Large framed painting featuring an Aboriginal woman and child with bright halos surrounded by onlookers.

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Item 01: A Curiosity in Her Own Country, 2010 / by Martin Sharp

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Signature / Inscriptions

On verso in black marker pen: Small Martin Sharp signature top right with inscription "The Shaker" and "Richard thanks for letting me finish this. RUDE ENUFF!" A4 photocopy of Phil May's cartoon affixed centrally, inscribed by Richard Neville: "Sharps painting inspired by this R.N. - A Curiosity in Her Own Country 1888 Phil May." A colour photograp...

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Administrative / Biographical history

'A Curiosity in Her Own Country' was Martin Sharp's last major work, completed over an 8 year period and entered in the Blake Prize for 2011. The painting is based on Phil May's cartoon of the same name which was published in the Bulletin, March 3, 1888. The work was part of the private collection of Richard Neville and Julie Clarke Neville, long t...

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ML 1478

Record Identifier

1kV8Gezn

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1001744

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