Joy HESTER, City of dreadful night Enlarge 1 /1


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

City of dreadful night c.1945 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Creation Notes: Date estimated by curator
Materials & Technique: drawings, gouache; ink; paper drawing in brush and gouache Support: grey paper

Primary Insc: signed verso upper centre, 'Joy Hester' [estate stamp]. not dated.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper left in red pencil, '4(1)77'. Inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, '916 / 13 single'
Dimensions: sheet 30.8 h x 24.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.642
Image rights: © Joy Hester. Licensed by Viscopy
  • The artist, Peregrine Smith and Sweeney Reed, Tolarno Galleries