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An image of John Perceval by Clifton Pugh

Clifton Pugh

(Australia 17 Dec 1924 – 14 Oct 1990)

John Perceval
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

105.0 x 100.0 cm stretcher; 111.5 x 106.6 x 4.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, pale red oil "Clifton/ '85". Signed u.l. corner verso on canvas, black fibre-tipped pen ".../ BY CLIFTON PUGH".
Purchased 1986
Accession number
© Reproduced with permission
Not on display
Further information

This work was a finalist in the 1985 Archibald Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1986.

Bibliography (4)

Sally Morrison, After fire: a biography of Clifton Hugh, Melbourne, 2009, 166, between pages 378 and 379 (colour illus.).

Barry Pearce, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'Australian', pg. 13-35, Sydney, 1988, 33-34.

Natalie Wilson, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Out of Melbourne: realisms and mythologies', pg. 163-164, Sydney, 2000, 180 (colour illus.), 301.

Judith Wright, Look, 'Prizetime. The Archibald, Wynne and Sulman exhibitions are upon us, and each has a character all its own', pg. 18-19, South Yarra, Apr 1999, 18 (colour illus.).

Exhibition history (1)

Clifton Pugh Australians, National Portrait Gallery [Old Parliament House], Canberra, 09 Dec 2005–26 Mar 2006

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