Original Robert Ingpen watercolour depicting legendary Australian Rules footballer, 'Captain Blood' - Jack Dyer (1913-2003). The artist's image number - 74 - 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. Dyer played 312 games and kicked 443 goals for the Richmond FC (1931-49), was captain coach for nine years (1941-1949), and then non-playing coach for two (1950-51). He won his club's Best & Fairest six times, was a member of two premiership teams, and a Victorian state player 14 times.
0 - Whole: H: 500 W: 400 D: 30mm (H: 19 11/16 W: 15 3/4 D: 1 3/16")
Jack Dyer; 13 Nov 1913; 23 Aug 2003
Robert Ingpen; 13 Oct 1936
Victorian Tapestry Workshop
Melbourne Cricket Club; 1838
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Robert Ingpen