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Title

Desiccated horse

1956


Artist

Albert Tucker

Australia

29 Dec 1914 - 23 Oct 1999


Details


Other Title

Sketch for 'Apocalyptic horse'


Date

1956


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

black ink, gouache on glossy thin white cardboard


Dimensions

23.3 x 31.3 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r. corner, brush and pale grey-brown gouache "Tucker 56/ Tucker 56 [brush and black ink]".
Dated u.r. verso, grey crayon ".../1956".


Credit

Gift of the artist 1982


Location

Not on display


Accession number

153.1986


Artist information

Albert Tucker

Artist profile

Works in the collection

87


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Nicolas Brasch, Horses in Australia: an illustrated history, 'The horse in art', pg. 226-239, Sydney, 2014, 247 (colour illus.).

Hendrik Kolenberg, Animals on paper - from the Australian collection of prints, drawings and watercolours, Sydney, 1992. cat.no. 87