Bruce Rock, Western Australia, Australia 1923 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 2000

  • England 1963-65

Nativity August 1946 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right in black pencil, 'Perceval / Aug 46'
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, '459'
Dimensions: sheet 38.8 h x 26.0 w cm sight 37.7 h x 25.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.325.2
Subject: Classical and religious references
Image rights: Courtesy John Perceval / Ken McGregor
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the artist, through Tolarno Gallery, Melbourne, 1977.