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Title

The acrobat angel


Artist

John Perceval

Australia

01 Feb 1923 - 15 Oct 2000


Details


Other Title

The acrobat ['John Perceval's angels' exhibition, 1958]


Date

1958


Media categories

Sculpture , Ceramic


Materials used

earthenware, sang-de-boeuf glaze


Dimensions

28.0 x 29.0 x 17.5 cm


Signature & date

Signed and dated on left buttock, incised "Perceval 1958".


Credit

Purchased 1958


Accession number

9811


Artist information

John Perceval

Works in the collection

7


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales picturebook, Sydney, 1972, 141 (colour illus.).

Maudie Palmer (Editor), Encounters with Australian modern art, South Yarra, 2008, 70 (colour illus.). NOTE: Related work reproduced. Titled 'Angel Barry in heaven', 1957, private collection.

Donald Richardson, Art & Design in Australia, South Yarra, 1995, 15, 60, 80, 83, 137, 140, 145, 163, 243.. PS Worksheet 248

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