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Title

Tribal beat

1990


Artist

Ann Thomson

Australia

1933 -


Details


Date

1990


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on linen canvas


Dimensions

182.5 x 137.0 cm stretcher


Credit

Bequest of Mollie and Jim Gowing 2011


Location

Not on display


Accession number

25.2011


Artist information

Ann Thomson

Works in the collection

12


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Joanna Capon., Ann Thomson, 'Introduction', Sydney, 1990, cover (colour illus.). cat.no. 3; priced $12,000.

Adam Fulton., The Sydney Morning Herald, '"Fruitful anarchist" leaves collection to her beloved gallery', Sydney, 26 Mar 2010. Images shows Mollie Gowing's niece, Marcelle Laurence, standing in front of 'Tribal beat' at the announcement of the Mollie Gowing Bequest on 25 November 2010.