Bruce Rock, Western Australia, Australia 1923 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 2000
Negroes at night
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: paintings, oil Support: canvas on composition board
John Perceval depicted a world of violence and fear in his paintings of wartime Melbourne. The tension of wartime blackouts is evoked through Perceval’s wild ghouls carousing above the city.
Text © National Gallery of Australia, Canberra