Eric THAKE, Hippobottomi. Enlarge 1 /1


Auburn, Victoria, Australia 1904 – Geelong, Victoria, Australia 1982

Hippobottomi. 1974 Place made: Melbourne Zoo, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: light-weight cream wove white paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below image in black pencil, 'Eric Thake, 1974'. Titled lower right below image in black pencil, 'Hippobottomi'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed lower left in black pencil, 'Melb Zoo 29.4.74'. Inscribed lower centre in black pencil, 'Direct drawing'.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image 18.2 h x 33.0 w cm sheet 28.0 h x 37.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.51
Subject: Australia, animal
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Leveson Street Gallery, Melbourne, 1975.