Robert Ingpen's original design of an image of England opening batsman, Geoffrey Boycott. The artist's original image number - 124 - and name of the subject and country are handwritten below the design, with the pencilled years '1964-82'. A sheet of tracing paper, with grid 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. Boycott scored 8,114 Test runs - including 22 centuries - at an average of 47.72.
0 - Whole: H: 390 W: 270 D: 2mm (H: 15 3/8 W: 10 5/8 D: 1/16")
Geoff Boycott; 21 Oct 1940
Robert Ingpen; 13 Oct 1936
Victorian Tapestry Workshop
Melbourne Cricket Club; 1838
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Robert Ingpen