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An image of Faun attacked by parrot 3 by Albert Tucker

Albert Tucker

(Australia 29 Dec 1914 – 23 Oct 1999)

Title
Faun attacked by parrot 3
Place of origin
VictoriaAustralia
Year
1968
Media category
Painting
Materials used
synthetic polymer paint, sand and wood on hardboard
Dimensions

137.0 x 106.5 cm board; 146.2 x 115.8 x 3.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, red synthetic polymer paint "Tucker 68".
Credit
Gift of Bonython Galleries Pty Ltd 1970
Accession number
OA8.1970
Copyright
© AGNSW
Location
20th & 21st c Australian art
Bibliography (6)

Deborah Edwards, Stampede of the Lower Gods: Classical Mythology in Australian Art, Sydney, Sep 1989.

Gavin Fry, Albert Tucker, Roseville, 2006, 182 (colour illus.).

Lewers Bequest and Penrith Regional Art Gallery, A bird's eye view, Sydney, 1984.

Anne Loxley, Modern muses: classical mythology in Australian art 1940-1989, Sydney, 1989. cat.no. 30; titled 'Faun attacked by parrot'

Hal Missingham (Editor), Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, Sydney, Jul 1971, 606, 607 (illus.), 608. Special Gifts

Sotheby's Australia, Sotheby's Melbourne: important Australian art (24 & 25 August 2009), Melbourne, 2009, 26, 27 (colour illus.). Related work: titled 'Faun attacked by parrot 2' 1968; lot 15

Exhibition history (4)

A bird's eye view, Lewers Bequest and Penrith Regional Art Gallery, Emu Plains, 06 Dec 1984–03 Feb 1985

Stampede of the Lower Gods: Classical Mythology in Australian Art 1890's-1930's, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Oct 1989–26 Nov 1989

Modern Muses (1989), S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 19 Oct 1989–19 Nov 1989

Albert Tucker: promised gifts from the Estate, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 17 Jan 2007–11 Mar 2007