Peter PURVES SMITH, Native heads I Enlarge 1 /1


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1912 – 1949

  • Europe 1934-37, Australia 1937, Africa, Europe, America, India, Burma 1937-46

Native heads I c.1936 Place made: London, Greater London, United Kingdom, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper; pastel drawing in black pencil and pastel Support: paper mounted on cardboard

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: sheet 52.2 h x 39.2 w cm backing 53.4 h x 40.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.528
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne, September 1976;
  • From the exhibition, 'Homage to Peter Purves-Smith 1912 -1949', Melbourne: Joseph Brown Gallery, 12-28 July 1976, cat. no., 3.