Watercolour, Roy Cazaly, by artist Robert Ingpen 2001, MCC Tapestry no.44
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Original Robert Ingpen watercolour depicting Australian Rules footballer, Roy Cazaly (1893-1963), in the red and white South Melbourne colours, with an unidentified player (back to the image). The artist's image number - 44 - and subject's name and club are handwritten below the design, with the pencilled years '1921-27'. A sheet of tracing paper, with grid lines and references, folds over the artwork which is signed and dated by the artist. The image is included in a tapestry celebrating 150 years of performances and events on the MCG. Cazaly played 99 games for the St Kilda Football Club (1911-1920), and 99 games for South Melbourne (1921-24, 1926-27). Cazaly, a high-leaping ruckman, has been immortalized by the cry, "Up there, Cazaly".
H: 390 W: 270 D: 2mm (H: 15 3/8 W: 10 5/8 D: 1/16")
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Robert Ingpen
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