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Title

John Perceval

1985


Artist

Clifton Pugh

Australia

17 Dec 1924 - 14 Oct 1990


About

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


Details


Date

1985


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

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".


Credit

Purchased 1986


Location

Not on display


Accession number

1.1986


Archibald Prize

- 1985


Artist information

Clifton Pugh

Works in the collection

9


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


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, Melbourne, Apr 1999, 18 (colour illus.).