Eric THAKE, White-handed gibbon (I). Enlarge 1 /1


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

White-handed gibbon (I). December 1967 Place made: Melbourne Zoo, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: light-weight cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right in black pencil, 'Eric Thake, 1967'. Titled and inscribed lower left in black pencil, 'White Handed Gibbon Dec 67'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower centre in black pen, 1 [circled]'. Inscribed verso centre left in black pencil, 'Dec 1967'. Inscribed verso centre right in black pencil, 'Eric Thake 3/11 Heather Grove / Kew Victoria 3101 / Australia Phone 804506'.
Dimensions: image 26.4 h x 20.6 w cm sheet 37.9 h x 31.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1969
Accession No: NGA 69.119
  • Purchased by the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.], from Leveson Street Gallery, Melbourne, July 1969.