Watercolour, Arthur Morris, by artist Robert Ingpen 2002, MCC Tapestry no.87

Object Type
Artwork/Painting/Watercolour
Date Used
2002-2003
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Brief Description
Original Robert Ingpen watercolour depicting Australian opening batsman, Arthur Morris (1922-2015). The artist's image number - 87 - and subject's name and team 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 45 Tests (1946-55), Morris scored 3533 runs at an average of 46.48 - including 12 centuries and 12 half-centuries. In 2001, Arthur Morris has been inducted into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame.
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
M10349
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Robert Ingpen

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