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Title

The acrobat angel

1958


Artist

John Perceval

Australia

01 Feb 1923 - 15 Oct 2000


Details


Other Title

The acrobat ['John Perceval's angels' exhibition, 1958]


Date

1958


Media categories

Sculpture , Ceramic


Materials used

earthenware, sang-de-boeuf glaze


Dimensions

28.0 x 29.0 x 17.5 cm


Signature & date

Signed and dated on left buttock, incised "Perceval 1958".


Credit

Purchased 1958


Accession number

9811


Artist information

John Perceval

Works in the collection

7


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Natalie Wilson, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Out of Melbourne: realisms and mythologies', pg. 163-164, Sydney, 2000, 164, 180 (colour illus.), 301.

Encounters with Australian modern art, South Yarra, 2008, 70 (colour illus.). NOTE: Related work reproduced. Titled 'Angel Barry in heaven', 1957, private collection.

Art & Design in Australia, South Yarra, 1995, 15, 60, 80, 83, 137, 140, 145, 163, 243.. PS Worksheet 248

Art Gallery of New South Wales picturebook, Sydney, 1972, 141 (colour illus.).