Ludwig HIRSCHFELD MACK, Stringed instrument (12 strings) Enlarge 1 /2
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Ludwig HIRSCHFELD MACK

Frankfurt, Germany 1893 – Victoria, Australia 1965

  • England 1936-40
  • Australia from 1940

Stringed instrument (12 strings) about 1920 to 1960 Materials & Technique: woodwork, musical instruments,

Primary Insc: carved into base of instrument centre left [vertically], 'L H MACK'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed on base of instrument lower left in black ball-point pen, '1121.151'.
Dimensions: 25.4 h x 37.0 w x 4.7 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Chris Bell 2015
Accession No: NGA 2015.998
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.