Eric THAKE, Retreat. Enlarge 1 /1


Auburn, Victoria, Australia 1904 – Geelong, Victoria, Australia 1982

Retreat. 1929 Title Notes: The title "Retreat" is given in the original invoice.
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in black pencil, pen and ink, gouache and watercolour Support: silk
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: Dated and inscribed lower right vertically in watercolour, '... [illeg] 1929'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image 20.3 h x 38.5 w cm sheet 26.1 h x 44.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.181
Subject: War
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Leonard Joel Pty. Ltd., Melbourne, May 1978;
  • From the auction, 'Australian, New Zealand, British and European, Historical and Contemporary, Drawings and Paintings, Sculptures', Melbourne: Leonard Joel, 24-26 May 1978, lot 674.