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

  • England 1963-65

The owl and the monkey c.1950 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signd lower centre in black pencil, 'Perceval'. Not dated
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'J'. Inscribed, '509'
Dimensions: sheet 38.2 h x 45.2 w cm sight 37.3 h x 42.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.325.29
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.