Oh Doktor Man
gouache, watercolour, pastel and ink on paper
62.8 x 48.0 cm sheet
92.5 x 76.6 cm
inscribed u.r.: ‘Donald Friend/ ’88’, “O DOKtOR MANN, YOU ARE A FUNNY MAN/ YOU MAKE ME SMILE AS OFTEN AS YOU CAN./ As I WAS WALKING ON THE BANKS/ OF THE NILE, I SAW thE little CROCOdiVE. (MOTET.)/ (A VERSE Taught ME by PRINCE OMAR Ali ChowdhuRY.)”
Accession No. 1999.06
© Courtesy of the Trustees of the Estate of Donald Friend
Purchased 9 November 1999 by Joseph Brown Gallery from Australian and European Paintings, Graphics and Ceramics, Leonard Joel, Melbourne, lot 224, until; purchased 11 November 1999 by Cbus.
Janet Hawley, Encounters with Australian artists, University of Queensland Press, St. Lucia, Queensland, 1993.