synthetic polymer paint, sand and wood on hardboard
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".
Gift of Bonython Galleries Pty Ltd 1970
Not on display
Where the work was made
Shown in 4 exhibitions
A bird's eye view, Lewers Bequest and Penrith Regional Art Gallery, Emu Plains, 06 Dec 1984–03 Feb 1985
Modern Muses (1989), S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 19 Oct 1989–19 Nov 1989
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
Albert Tucker: promised gifts from the Estate, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 17 Jan 2007–11 Mar 2007
Referenced in 6 publications
Deborah Edwards, Stampede of the Lower Gods: Classical Mythology in Australian Art, Sydney, Sep 1989.
Gavin Fry, Albert Tucker, Sydney, 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