Ludwig HIRSCHFELD MACK, Instruction board, blue, yellow, red on black, grey & white Enlarge 1 /1

Ludwig HIRSCHFELD MACK

Frankfurt, Germany 1893 – Victoria, Australia 1965

  • England 1936-40
  • Australia from 1940

Instruction board, blue, yellow, red on black, grey & white 1922 Title Notes: The work was titled as this in 'Bauhaus 1919-1928' exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York in 1938.
Place made: Weimar, Thuringia, Erfurt district, Germany
Materials & Technique: drawings, collage of hand cut paper painted in gouache Support: medium-weight textured wallpaper off-cut; prepared with black gouache
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: signed lower left within image in red paint pen, 'L Mack'. not dated. not titled.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso lower left on small rectangular white self-adhesive label in black ink, '1 [within circle]'. inscribed verso lower left on small rectangular white self-adhesive label in black ink, 'FA / CB: 967'. inscribed verso lower right on small rectangular white self-adhesive label printed in black ink, 'Museum of Modern Art / LOAN / A.38.1713 / Bayer'.
Dimensions: image 29.5 h x 45.4 w cm sheet 29.5 h x 45.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Chris Bell 2015
Accession No: NGA 2015.989
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.