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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1914 – 1999

  • England, Europe, United States of America 1947-60

Back alley 1943 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in in brush and gouache Support: paper between cardboard and foamcor layers

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower left in black pencil, 'Tucker 43'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper centre in fibre-tipped pen, ' 'Back alley' / gouache'. Inscribed verso in red fibre-tipped pen, '1947'. Inscribed verso upper left in blue fibre-tipped pen, '19' [in circle]. Inscribed verso upper centre in blue fibre-tipped pen, 'Barbara Tucker Coll. 1964'. Inscribed verso upper right in blue fibre-tipped pen, '$2000'.
Dimensions: sight 22.4 h x 22.4 w cm backing 40.0 h x 40.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1158.19
Image rights: © Barbara Tucker courtesy Barbara Tucker
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the artist, Melbourne, 1976.