Joy HESTER, Purple and yellow face Enlarge 1 /1


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

Purple and yellow face [Purple and yellow woman] (1947-48) Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Creation Notes: Date estimated by curator
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in brush and black ink with colour wash Support: paper

Primary Insc: signed lower centre in black pencil, 'Joy Hester'. not dated
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower left in pen and ink, 'Cat / No.67 / Purple & yellow / woman'. Inscribed verso lower left in pencil, 'P' [in circle]. Inscribed verso centre left in black pencil, 'Double mount / 916 / 13'. Inscribed upper left in black pencil, 'K'
Dimensions: sheet 31.6 h x 25.2 w cm sight 30.8 h x 24.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.640
Image rights: © Joy Hester. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne, 1976.