Man with Snake 1964. Russell Drysdale.
Russell Drysdale

1912 - 1981

Man with Snake 1964

Lithograph

53.5 x 77 cm

Signed, titled, dated and numbered 52/75
Literature: Russell Drysdale, Lou Klepac, Bay Books, NSW, 1983, page 174.4



The subject of Man with Snake is Drysdale's friend, Eric Worrell, a naturalist, herpetologist and writer whose collection of snake venom was essential in the production of snake anti-venom in Australia.  He was founder of the Australian Reptile Park in Gosford, NSW

Drysdale made 6 lithographs.  The first one was Kimberley Landscape 1964 and was commissioned by the Art Gallery Society of the National Gallery of Victoria. They were all published by Gallery A Print Workshop and printed by Janet Dawson

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