Original Robert Ingpen watercolour depicting Australian Rules footballer, Donald Pruen Cordner (1922-2009), marking above two unidentified players. The artist's image number - 75 - and subject's name and club are handwritten below the design, with a pencilled year '1947'. 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. Don Cordner played 166 games for the Melbourne Football Club (1941-50), winning the club's best & fairest award in 1943 and a Brownlow Medal in 1946. He was a member of two premiership teams at Melbourne, and two Victorian state representative sides. Dr Cordner was president of the Melbourne Cricket Club from 1985 to 1992.
0 - Whole: H: 420 W: 295 D: 2mm (H: 16 9/16 W: 11 5/8 D: 1/16")
Don Cordner; 21 Jan 1922; 13 May 2009
Robert Ingpen; 13 Oct 1936
Victorian Tapestry Workshop
Melbourne Cricket Club; 1838
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Robert Ingpen