Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia 1920 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1960
[Bushfire (Avonsleigh, Victoria)] (1955)
Avonsleigh, Victoria, Australia
Creation Notes: Date estimated by curator
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, painting in brush and ink, watercolour and enamel paint Support: paper
This is a watercolour by Australian artist Joy Hester (1920-60) depicting the scene of a bushfire. The work is shown as an enlargeable image. It was exhibited as a part of the exhibition ‘Joy Hester and friends’, at the National Gallery of Australia in 2001. More information on the artist and period is available on the Gallery’s ‘Joy Hester and friends’ website. The watercolour measures 56.2 cm high x 76.6 cm wide and was drawn with brush and ink, watercolour and enamel.
Text © National Gallery of Australia, Canberra