Tony TUCKSON, not titled [Man in a coat and tie] Enlarge 1 /1

Tony TUCKSON

Egypt 1921 – Australia 1973

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

not titled [Man in a coat and tie] [Man in a coat and tie] c.1952 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, cardboard; crayon drawing in black crayon Support: cardboard

Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Dimensions: sheet 15.2 h x 11.4 w cm sight 15.2 h x 10.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1981
Accession No: NGA 81.71
Image rights: © Tony Tuckson. Licensed by Viscopy
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Watters Gallery, Sydney, February 1981.

This drawing is an example of one of Tony Tuckson's many experiments with artistic style and visual language. He explored the visual language of other artists such as Pablo Picasso (1881–1973), and Henri Matisse (1869–1954), as he formed his own visual language.


Text © National Gallery of Australia, Canberra