Peter PURVES SMITH, not titled [Spinning tops]. Enlarge 1 /1


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1912 – 1949

  • Europe 1934-37, Australia 1937, Africa, Europe, America, India, Burma 1937-46

not titled [Spinning tops]. c.1940 Place made: London, Greater London, United Kingdom, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, gouache; graphite; ink; paper drawing in black pencil, gouache and brush and ink Support: paper

Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Dimensions: sheet 40.2 h x 48.7 w cm sight 39.2 h x 48.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the Joseph Brown Gallery 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.888
Subject: Australia, Art style: Surrealism
  • Lady Maisie Drysdale.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne, May 1980.