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Margaret MICHAELIS

Austria 1902 – Australia 1985

  • Australia from 1939

No title [Carved wooden animal] c.1933-37 Description: Carved wooden polar bear
Place made: Spain
Materials & Technique: photographs, gelatin silver photograph (semi-glossy paper)

Primary Insc: Stamp verso, lower centre, 'FOTO-STUDIO / MICHAELIS / ROSELLON 36,4.o-4.a / BARCELONA' Stamp verso, centre right, [inverted] 'FOTO-ELIS / AV. REP. ARGENTINA, 218 / BARCELONA / TELEF. 78866' Stamp verso, lower centre, [superimposed and inverted] 'FOTO-ELIS / AV. REP. ARGENTINA, 218 / BARCELONA / TELEF. 78866'. Inscribed verso, upper centre, pencil, 'obra de arte popular de los esquionales, representando a / un oso blanco.'
Tertiary Insc: Stamp verso, upper centre, 'CONSELLERIA DE DEFENSA / Censura de Guerra / GENERALITAT DE CATALUNYA'
Dimensions: image (irregular) 13.8 h x 21.8 w cm sheet (irregular) 14.9 h x 22.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the estate of Margaret Michaelis-Sachs 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.1384.6