Nan HORTIN, Practice of democracy Enlarge 1 /1


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1916 – Yorkeys Knob, Queensland, Australia 1971

  • England, China, India, c.1935-39

Practice of democracy c.1940 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, crayon; paper drawing in black crayon Support: buff wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: signed lower left in black crayon, 'Nan.'. not dated Titled upper left corner in black pencil, 'Practice of 'Democracy.' '.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper right in black pencil, '5'(8)'.
Dimensions: image 35.0 h x 52.8 w cm sheet 36.4 h x 53.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2005
Accession No: NGA 2005.1061
Subject: Australia, Art style: Surrealism
Image rights: © the estate of Nan Hortin
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Josef Lebovic Gallery, Sydney, December 2005.