Clifton PUGH

Richmond, Victoria, Australia 1924 – Cottles Bridge, Victoria, Australia 1990

  • Israel 1972
  • tours to UK, Europe, China since 1970

not titled [self-portrait in hospital bed with thermometer in mouth]. [Prev. listed in Titan as 'Portrait with thermometer in mouth'.] 1977
Collection Title: Pugh, Clifton. 'Hospital Suite'. Melbourne, 1977.
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, gouache; ink; paper drawing in brush and gouache and blue ballpoint pen Support: wove Arches paper

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right within image in blue ballpoint pen, 'Clifton / 17.2.77'. not titled.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, '14 [within in circle]'.
Dimensions: sheet 57.2 h x 76.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.571.1
Image rights: © the family of Clifton Pugh
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Realities Gallery, Melbourne, 1978.