Eric THAKE, Happy landing (The happy father) Enlarge 1 /1

On display on Level 1


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

Happy landing (The happy father) 1939 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, painting in gouache over drawing in black pencil Support: white wove paper

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right in image in gouache, 'Eric Thake 39'. not titled.
Dimensions: image 28.8 h x 39.2 w cm sheet 41.0 h x 49.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of James Agapitos OAM and Ray Wilson OAM 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1135
Subject: Collection: The James Agapitos and Ray Wilson collection of Australian surrealist art, acquired, 2007. Australia, Art style: Surrealism
  • Collection of Lady Casey.
  • Collection of Ms M McGowan.
  • Agapitos/Wilson Collection, Sydney.
  • Purchase by the National Gallery of Australia, of the Agapitos/Wilson Collection, from James Agapitos and Ray Wilson, Sydney, 2007.