Ludwig HIRSCHFELD MACK, Tatura. Enlarge 1 /1


Frankfurt, Germany 1893 – Victoria, Australia 1965

  • England 1936-40
  • Australia from 1940

Tatura. 1941 Place made: Internment camp, Tatura, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, woodcut, printed in brown ink, from one block Support: thin smooth buff wove paper

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left below image in black pencil, 'L. Mack 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 1006 Tatura 1941'.
Dimensions: printed image 15.2 h x 24.1 w cm sheet (sight) 16.5 h x 25.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Chris Bell 2015
Accession No: NGA 2015.993
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.