Ludwig HIRSCHFELD MACK, not titled [Internment camp]. Enlarge 1 /1


Frankfurt, Germany 1893 – Victoria, Australia 1965

  • England 1936-40
  • Australia from 1940

not titled [Internment camp]. 1941 Place made: Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in watercolour and black ink over black pencil; additions in varnish Support: medium-weight textured cream wove paper on backing board of medium-weight smooth cream card
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right within image in red opaque watercolour, 'MACK 1941'. not titled.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso of sheet lower right in black pencil, '1067.98'. inscribed verso of backing board lower right in black pencil, '1067.P8'.
Dimensions: image 19.7 h x 28.7 w cm sheet 19.7 h x 28.7 w cm backing board 25.7 h x 36.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Chris Bell 2015
Accession No: NGA 2015.987
Subject: War: second world war, 1939-1945
  • 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.