Joy HESTER, Study of a woman (student head) Enlarge 1 /1


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

Study of a woman (student head) [Student head (study of a woman)] c.1938 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Creation Notes: Date estimated by curator
Materials & Technique: drawings, cardboard; charcoal; paper drawing in charcoal Support: paper mounted on cardboard

Primary Insc: signed lower right in black pencil, 'J. Hester'. signed verso upper right in black pencil, 'Joy Hester' . not dated.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, 'Nomination W'. Inscribed verso, 'Miss Hester'. Inscribed lower left verso, 'H (D) 33' in red ink. Inscribed upper right on sticker in blue ink, '11 Joy Hester 1937 Student Head Study charcoal on paper / $200.00 / Reed collection'. Inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, 'Miss Hester'.
Dimensions: sheet 36.3 h x 26.0 w cm backing 42.7 h x 33.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.627
  • The artist, John and Sunday Reed collection, Sweeney Reed