Donald FRIEND, Captain William Beresford Enlarge 1 /1


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1915 – Woollahra, New South Wales, Australia 1989

  • Europe, Africa 1936-40
  • Bali 1967-80

Captain William Beresford [Portrait of Bill Beresford] 1944 Creation Notes: The artist joined the AIF in 1942, and was an official war artist in 1945
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and ink, watercolour and gouache Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed, dated and titled upper right in white gouache, 'Captain Wm Beresford./... (illeg) '44. /D Friend '.
Dimensions: image 47.0 h x 37.5 w cm sheet 47.0 h x 37.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Mr Bill Beresford 2005
Accession No: NGA 2005.363
Subject: War: second world war, 1939-1945
Image rights: Reproduced with permission from the Estate of the Late Donald Friend
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Bill Beresford, London, 2005.