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Negroes at night Theme: Patriotic Duty

Artist: John PERCEVAL
Birth/Death: 1923–2000

Title: Negroes at night

Credit Line: National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.

John Perceval depicted a world of violence and fear in his paintings of wartime Melbourne. The tension of wartime blackouts is evoked through Perceval’s wild ghouls carousing above the city.

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