Model 1983

Alternate title: Zygocactus
Synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 160 x 121
signed, dated and titled
Coll.: unknown

First shown at Roslyn Oxley9, June 1983, as Model, then at Tolarno as Zygocactus (together with the different work Model (1982) [W/P]). Subsequently, this canvas was exhibited and reproduced as Model.

For an earlier work-on-paper version, see Untitled [Model study] (1982) [W/P]


  • P/C Melb. (recorded in planning notes for HA Monash 1991)
  • auctioned by Sotheby’s, Sydney, 28 Aug.2006, lot 73 (as Model, details as above; ill.; est.$30-40,000; not sold)
  • auctioned by Sotheby’s, Sydney, 26 Nov.2007, lot 87 (same details; est.$30-40,000; sold for $31,200 inc. buyer’s premium)


  • HA Roslyn Oxley9, 6/83, cat.3 (as Model)
  • HA Tolarno 10/83, cat.11 (as Zygocactus)
  • HA Monash 1991, cat.44 (as Model: details as above)


  • Spray 56-7 (inc. ill.: as Model)