John De Burgh Perceval
(1923 - 2000)
John De Burgh Perceval was active/lived in Australia. John Perceval is known for painting and sculpture.
Biography John De Burgh Perceval
Perceval's biography reads as a who's who of Australian Modernism; exhibiting as a nineteen year old with artists such as Tucker, Nolan, Vassilieff and Pugh, continuing on to become a member of the Angry Penguins group and marrying into the Boyd family. Perceval is an important contributor within a revolutionary period of Australian art history and an artist whose work reflects an unforgettable period of artistic experimentation.
After a five-year hiatus in the 1950s, (while he was working in ceramics) the artist emerged with a fresh approach to painting and exhibited at the newly opened Australian Galleries in Melbourne. Perceval's foray into landscape in the mid 1950s was the artist's first systematic experime
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