John PERCEVAL, Self portrait (in bed with polio) Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • England 1963-65

Self portrait (in bed with polio) ["Self"] c.1943 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in reed pen and black ink Support: paper

Primary Insc: signed lower left in black pencil, 'Perceval'. not dated. inscribed lower left in black pencil, 'Self' [in inverted commas].
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, '226'.
Dimensions: sheet 20.9 h x 30.4 w cm sight 21.3 h x 30.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.202.10
Subject: Domestic life
Image rights: Courtesy John Perceval / Ken McGregor
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from the artist, Melbourne, 1977.