Peter PURVES SMITH, Gourds Enlarge 1 /1


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1912 – 1949

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

Gourds 1939 or 1940 Place made: Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, drawing in black pencil, brush and ink and gouache Support: paper

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper right in red ink, '1. Gourds'.
Dimensions: sheet 40.2 h x 48.8 w cm sight 39.4 h x 46.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the Joseph Brown Gallery 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.891
  • Lady Maisie Drysdale.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne, May 1980.