Watercolour, Bob Davis, by artist Robert Ingpen 2002, MCC Tapestry no. 90

Object Type
Artwork/Painting/Watercolour
Date Used
2002-2003
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Brief Description
Robert Ingpen's watercolour image of Australian Rules footballer, Bob Davis (1928-2011 ). The artist's image number - 90 - and subject's name and club, 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. 'Woofa' Davis - also known as 'the Geelong Flyer' - played 189 games and kicked 149 goals for Geelong Football Club (1948-58) . A Best & Fairest winner, Victorian State player, and All-Australian, Davis captained Geelong from 1955 to 1958, and coached the club to a Premiership in 1963.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 420 W: 297 D: 2mm (H: 16 9/16 W: 11 11/16 D: 1/16")
Date Used
2002-2003
Location
In storage
Registration No
M10352
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Robert Ingpen

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