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Barbara HANRAHAN

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 1939 – 1991

  • England 1963-64 and 1965-73

Mata Hari [recto]
(Partial nude figure) [verso]
19 November 1964 Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and ink and black pencil [recto]; drawing in black pencil [verso] Support: paper with paper tape around edge

Primary Insc: not signed. Dated recto lower right in black pencil, '19/11/64'. inscribed recto in lower right image in pen and black ink, 'Mata Hari' [repeated 6 times] / epitome of beautiful spy / shot by French'. inscribed recto in lower left image in ink, 'speech balloon', 'Trench / warfare in / the spring is really very / nice' inscribed recto in upper centre image in ink, 'Admiral Sir John Jellicoe / after Jutland'. Iinscribed recto above upper right image in ink, 'United we stand / for the dear / homeland'.
Dimensions: sheet 36.5 h x 48.0 w cm image 1 36.5 h x 48.0 w cm image 2 31.6 h x 46.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Jo Steele 1992
Accession No: NGA 93.297AB
Provenance:
  • Jo Steele