Faun attacked by parrot 3
29 Dec 1914 - 23 Oct 1999
synthetic polymer paint, sand and wood on hardboard
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".
Gift of Bonython Galleries Pty Ltd 1970
Not on display
Where the work was made
Shown in 5 exhibitions
A bird's eye view, Lewers Bequest and Penrith Regional Art Gallery, Emu Plains, 06 Dec 1984–03 Feb 1985
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
Modern Muses (1989), S.H. Ervin Gallery, The Rocks, 19 Oct 1989–19 Nov 1989
Albert Tucker: promised gifts from the Estate, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 17 Jan 2007–11 Mar 2007
Flight Paths: The bird in Australian Art, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Mornington, 02 Dec 2016–12 Feb 2017
Referenced in 7 publications
Hal Missingham (Editor), Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, Sydney, Jul 1971, 606, 607 (illus.), 608. Special Gifts
Gavin Fry, Albert Tucker, Sydney, 2006, 182 (colour illus.).
Deborah Edwards, Stampede of the Lower Gods: Classical Mythology in Australian Art, Sydney, Sep 1989.
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
Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest, A bird's eye view, Sydney, 1984.
Mervyn Horton (Editor), Present day art in Australia, Sydney, 1969, 6, 220 (colour illus.). incorrectly titled 'Fawn attacked by parrot 3'
Unknown, Modern muses: classical mythology in Australian art 1940-1989, Sydney, 1989. cat.no. 30; titled 'Faun attacked by parrot'