Ludwig HIRSCHFELD MACK, Hay, Murrumbidgee River landscape. Enlarge 1 /1

Ludwig HIRSCHFELD MACK

Frankfurt, Germany 1893 – Victoria, Australia 1965

  • England 1936-40
  • Australia from 1940

Hay, Murrumbidgee River landscape. 1940 Place made: Internment camp, Hay, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, woodcut, printed in dark brown ink, from one block Support: thin smooth buff wovw paper

Primary Insc: signed lower right below image in black pencil, 'L. Hirschfeld-Mack'. dated lower centre below image in black pencil, '1940'. titled lower left below image in black pencil, 'Hay, Murrumbidgee'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso of backing board of frame lower left on small rectangular clear self-adhesive label printed in black ink, '998 Woodcut Hay Murrumbidgee'. inscribed verso of backing board of frame lower right in black ball-point pen, '998'.
Dimensions: printed image 13.0 h x 17.1 w cm sheet (sight) 14.5 h x 20.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Chris Bell 2015
Accession No: NGA 2015.990
Subject: War: second world war, 1939-1945
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.