Tony TUCKSON, not titled [Woman trying on a hat] Enlarge 1 /1


Egypt 1921 – Australia 1973

  • Australia from 1946
  • Europe, United States of America 1967-68

not titled [Woman trying on a hat] [Woman trying on a hat] c.1952 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, 'MT'.
Dimensions: sheet 15.8 h x 11.1 w cm sight 15.9 h x 11.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1981
Accession No: NGA 81.67
Image rights: © Tony Tuckson. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Watters Gallery, Sydney, February 1981.

This small playful drawing is reminiscent of works by Paul Klee (1879–1940) in its flatness and pattern.

Text © National Gallery of Australia, Canberra