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Margaret MICHAELIS

Austria 1902 – Australia 1985

  • Australia from 1939

Symbolic removal of Christ from the Cross [Dic ...[illeg] 'Pieta' das la colla moisei ganges de.. [illeg] Fiesta Mayor [?] in peublo espag] c.1933-37 Description: (close-up)
Place made: Spain
Materials & Technique: photographs, gelatin silver photograph (semi-glossy paper)

Primary Insc: Signed lower right, pen & black ink. Titled verso, centre right, pencil, 'Symbolic removal / of Christ from/cross.' Inscribed verso, across top, pencil, 'Dic [illeg]..."Pieta" das/la colla "moisei gangez" de ...[illeg] ' Inscribed verso, right, pencil, 'Fiesta mayor / in pueblo espag.' [A major festival of the Spanish people] Stamp verso, centre, 'FOTO-ELIS / AV. REP. ARGENTINA, 218/BARCELONA / TELEF. 78866' Stamp verso, lower left, 'Photo-Studio / M. Michaelis / 114 Castlereagh St. / Sydney Tel. MA 4839' Inscribed verso, upper right, pen & black ink, '19'
Tertiary Insc: Stamp verso, right, 'CONSELLERIA DE DEFENSA / Censura de Guerra / GENERALITAT DE CATALUNYA'
Dimensions: printed image 11.0 h x 16.9 w cm sheet 11.5 h x 17.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the estate of Margaret Michaelis-Sachs 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.1384.23