Eric THAKE, White-handed gibbon (2). Enlarge 1 /1


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

White-handed gibbon (2). 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 pencil, 'Eric Thake, 1967'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Titled (not by artist) lower left on mount 'White handed gibbon II Dec 1967'. Inscribed lower left in black pen, '2'[circled].
Dimensions: image 26.2 h x 22.6 w cm sheet 40.7 h x 33.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1969
Accession No: NGA 69.120
  • Purchased by the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.], from Leveson Street Gallery, Melbourne, July 1969.