Watercolour, Greg Chappell, by artist Robert Ingpen 2002, MCC Tapestry no.142

Object Type
Artwork/Painting/Watercolour
Date Used
2002-2003
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Brief Description
Robert Ingpen's original design of an image of Australian Test batsman, and captain, Greg Chappell.The artist's original image number - 142 - and subject's name and country are handwritten below the design, with pencilled dates '1970-1984'. A sheet of tracing paper, with grid references, folds over the artwork which has been signed and dated by the artist. The image is included in a tapestry celebrating 150 years of performances and events on the Melbourne Cricket Ground. In 88 Tests, Chappell made 7,110 runs - including 24 centuries - at an average of 53.86, and took 47 wickets and 122 catches. In 2002, Chappell was inducted into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 390 W: 270 D: 2mm (H: 15 3/8 W: 10 5/8 D: 1/16")
Date Used
2002-2003
Location
In storage
Registration No
M10405
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Robert Ingpen

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