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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1914 – 1999

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

Head 1955 Place made: Rome, Lazio, Roma province, Italy
Materials & Technique: drawings, cardboard; crayon; paper; watercolour drawing in crayon and watercolour Support: glossy papr mounted on cardboard

Primary Insc: Signed and dated upper right in fibre-tipped pen, 'Tucker. / 76'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper centre in black fibre-tipped pen, 'Head / crayon and watercolour'. Inscribed verso upper left in red fibre-tipped pen, '1955/Rome'. Inscribed upper left in blue fibre-tipped pen, '53' (in circle). Inscribed upper right in blue fibre-tipped pen, '$2000'. Inscribed upper centre in blue fibre-tipped pen, 'Barbara Tucker Coll. Nov 1968'. Inscribed verso in ink '53' (in circle).
Dimensions: sheet 21.8 h x 19.0 w cm backing 41.0 h x 33.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1158.53
Image rights: © Barbara Tucker courtesy Barbara Tucker
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the artist, Melbourne, 1976.