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

  • England 1963-65

The owl and the pussycat at sea c.1950 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in pen and ink and brush Support: paper

Primary Insc: signed lower left in black pencil, 'Perceval'. not dated.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed recto (twice) '59' [encircled]. Inscribed verso lower left in faint pencil, '14'.
Dimensions: sheet 54.6 h x 69.4 w cm sight 51.2 h x 63.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.325.18
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.