It’s been so nice to go through old files and find many forms of correspondence between John Perceval himself to the then Shepparton Art Gallery staff. Here’s a letter John wrote to Joe Pascoe (then gallery director) in September 1993 regarding his Delinquent Angel being shown at the gallery in an exhibition.
Here is an article published in the Shepparton News by the then gallery director, Peter Timms, on the purchase of Delinquent Angel (1961) in 1976:
When Delinquent Angel (1961) was first acquired in 1976, it caused a bit of a fuss! Here’s an article published in the Melbourne Herald, 18 November 1976: