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Frankfurt, Germany 1893 – Victoria, Australia 1965

  • England 1936-40
  • Australia from 1940

Dream of a footballer [recto]
(Study for 'Dream of a footballer') [verso]
(1960) Title Notes: Artist's name and date 1960 probably inscribed by his wife Olive Hirschfeld after his death in 1965. However, the inscriptions of the title were probably by the artist.
Place made: Ferny Creek, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, drawings, transfer print, printed in black ink; watercolour addition (recto); pencil (verso) Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed and dated recto lower right in black pencil, 'L H Mack 1960'. Titled recto lower right in black pencil, 'Dream of a Footballer'. Titled verso lower right in black pencil, 'Dream of a Footballer'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image (recto) 27.5 h x 35.2 w cm image (verso) 21.3 h x 23.8 w cm sheet 28.2 h x 38.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Olive Hirschfeld 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.826AB
Subject: Sport
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from the artist’s widow Olive Hirschfeld, 1979.