Ludwig HIRSCHFELD MACK, Tatura. Enlarge 1 /1

Ludwig HIRSCHFELD MACK

Frankfurt, Germany 1893 – Victoria, Australia 1965

  • England 1936-40
  • Australia from 1940

Tatura. [Row of huts, internment camp: Tatura] 1941 Title Notes: title used in 'Two Masters of the Weimar Bauhaus' exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1974, curated by Nicholas Draffin.
Place made: Internment camp, Tatura, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, woodcut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: thin smooth off-white wove paper

Primary Insc: signed lower left below image in black pencil, 'L. H. Mack'. dated lower right below image in black pencil, '1941'. titled lower right below image in black pencil, 'Tatura'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso of backing board of frame lower left on small rectangular white self-adhesive label printed in black ink, 'Woodcut'. inscribed verso of backing board of frame lower left on small rectangular white self-adhesive label printed in black ink, '1005 Row of Huts Tatura Internment Camp'. inscribed verso of backing board of frame lower right in black ball-point pen, '1005'.
Dimensions: printed image 14.4 h x 19.0 w cm sheet (sight) 17.5 h x 22.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Chris Bell 2015
Accession No: NGA 2015.992
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.