artists represented

John Perceval
John Perceval
Della Francesca Angel
1948/68
oil on board
43.5 x 49.5 cm
 John Perceval (1923-2000) was a member of the Boyd circle, marrying Mary Boyd in the 1940s. His thickly laid paintings were spontaneous and colourful depictions family and rural life. Perceval was awarded the Wynne Prize in 1960. In 1992 a major retrospective of his work was curated by the National Gallery of Australia. His work is held by the National Gallery of Australia and several state galleries.

Ref: McCulloch's Encyclopedia of Contemporary Art, Miegunyah Press, 2006. p 770