Eric THAKE, Country tailor's shop. Enlarge 1 /1


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

Country tailor's shop. 1951 Place made: Kew, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, gouache; graphite; paper; watercolour drawing in watercolour, gouache and black pencil Support: medium-weight wove beige paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right in pen and black ink, 'Eric Thake, 1951'. Title: (See Notes).
Secondary Insc: Inscribed lower centre below image in black pencil, 'Pencil sketch done March 1943'. Inscribed lower centre below image in black pencil, 'R W Weaver's tailor's shop Bacchus Marsh Vic'.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image 36.0 h x 48.0 w cm sheet 39.4 h x 50.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 1973.
Accession No: NGA 73.31
Subject: Australia, Art style: Surrealism
  • Purchased by the Acquisition Committee [Australian National Gallery], from the artist, Melbourne, 1973.