Robert Ingpen's original design of an image of Australian batsman, Ian Ritchie Redpath. The artist's original image number - 129 - and name of the subject and country are handwritten below the design. 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. In 66 Tests, Redpath scored 4,737 runs - including 8 centuries and 31 half-centuries - at an average of 43.45.
0 - Whole: H: 357 W: 175 D: 2mm (H: 14 1/16 W: 6 7/8 D: 1/16")
Robert Ingpen; 13 Oct 1936
Victorian Tapestry Workshop
Melbourne Cricket Club; 1838
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Robert Ingpen