Joy HESTER, Mother and baby Enlarge 1 /1


Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia 1920 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1960

Mother and baby [Woman with child] 1955 Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in brush and black ink Support: paper

Primary Insc: signed and dated upper left in brush and red ink, 'Joy Hester 55'
Tertiary Insc: inscribed on backing sheet (removed from work and stored separately) centre in purple crayon, 'Woman with child / No. 66 / 40 gns' ['66' crossed out]. Inscribed on backing sheet upper right in ballpoint pen, '34 [in circle]'.
Dimensions: sheet 36.4 h x 33.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Mrs Robert Dulieu, 1981.
Accession No: NGA 81.2120
Image rights: © Joy Hester. Licensed by Viscopy
  • The artist, Gray Smith, Mrs Robert Dulieu