Ludwig HIRSCHFELD MACK, not titled [colour study with abstract forms]. Enlarge 1 /1

Ludwig HIRSCHFELD MACK

Frankfurt, Germany 1893 – Victoria, Australia 1965

  • England 1936-40
  • Australia from 1940

not titled [colour study with abstract forms]. 1940 Place made: Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in watercolour over black pencil Support: thin smooth off-white paper on backing sheet of thin smooth wove black paper on backing board of medium-weight smooth cream card
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left within image in black pencil, 'L MACK 1940'. not titled.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso of backing board lower right in black pencil, 'CB 1058 / 1058 - 89'.
Dimensions: image 17.9 h x 25.2 w cm sheet 24.7 h x 32.0 w cm backing board 24.7 h x 32.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Chris Bell 2015
Accession No: NGA 2015.984
Provenance:
  • The artist until his death in 1965.
  • Collection of Olive Hirschfeld, the artists widow, by descent.
  • Collection of Chris Bell, the artists grandson, by descent.
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Chris Bell, the artists grandson, Queensland, 2015.