John PERCEVAL, Shearer shearing Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • England 1963-65

Shearer shearing 1942 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, gouache; ink; paper drawing in brush and black ink and brush and colour inks and gouache Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed and dated upper left in brush and ink, 'Perceval / Nov 42'
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right in ink, '49' [in circle]. Inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, '273'
Dimensions: sheet 58.0 h x 68.2 w cm sight 55.4 h x 67.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.325.59
Subject: WW 2 and anti-Fascism
Image rights: Courtesy John Perceval / Ken McGregor
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the artist, through Tolarno Gallery, Melbourne, 1977.