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

Face III (1948) Place made: Hurstbridge, Victoria, Australia
Creation Notes: Date estimated by curator
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, cardboard; gouache; ink drawing in brush and gouache Support: cardboard

Primary Insc: Signed lower left in pen and black ink, 'Joy Hester'.
Tertiary Insc: Dated and Inscribed verso, 'Hurstbridge Vic 1948' [see Burke p80].
Dimensions: sheet 36.8 h x 27.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.636
Image rights: © Joy Hester. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Gift from the artist to Sunday Reed.
  • Gift from Sunday Reed to Sweeney Reed.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Sweeney Reed, Melbourne, 1976