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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
Not on display
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

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