John PERCEVAL, Old MacDonald's farm Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • England 1963-65

Old MacDonald's farm c.1957 Place made: Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in fibre-tipped pen Support: hand-made paper

Primary Insc: signed lower right in black pencil, 'Perceval'. not dated.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right in ink, '117 [in circle]'. Inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, '562'.
Dimensions: sheet 55.9 h x 76.5 w cm sight 56.4 h x 77.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.325.3
Subject: Whimsy, fantasy and slapstick
Image rights: Courtesy John Perceval / Ken McGregor
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the artist, through Tolarno Gallery, Melbourne, 1977.