Joy HESTER, The Mayor Enlarge 1 /1


Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia 1920 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1960

The Mayor 1956 Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in brush and ink and wash Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower left in pen and black ink, 'Joy Hester / '56'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower centre in purple crayon, 'The Mayor / No. 40 / N.F.S.'; '40' crossed out and '36' inscribed in ballpoint pen.
Dimensions: sheet 75.2 h x 50.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Mrs Robert Dulieu, 1981.
Accession No: NGA 81.1937
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Violet Dulieu, Melbourne, May 1981.