John PERCEVAL, Landowner watching the shearer work Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • England 1963-65

Landowner watching the shearer work 2 October 1942 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed lower right in black pencil, 'Perceval'. Dated lower right in black pencil, 'Oct 2nd 1942'. Titled lower left in black pencil, 'Land Owner / watching the Shearer / work'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, '415'.
Dimensions: sheet 32.9 h x 20.2 w cm sight 30.3 h x 19.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.325.74
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.