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Frankfurt, Germany 1893 – Victoria, Australia 1965

  • England 1936-40
  • Australia from 1940

Zieh-harmonika Spieler [The accordion player] [recto]
not titled [Panorama of valley with house] [verso].
c.1922 Place made: Weimar, Thuringia, Erfurt district, Germany
Materials & Technique: drawings, gouache; graphite; paper; watercolour drawing in watercolour and gouache over drawing in black pencil [recto and verso] Support: thick textured white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: signed recto lower left in black pencil, 'Ludwig Hirschfeld'. not dated. titled on original cardboard mount [detached], 'Zieh harmonika spieler ['The accordion player'].
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image (recto) 20.2 h x 26.0 w cm image (verso) 16.8 h x 22.4 w cm sheet 20.2 h x 26.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Olive Hirschfeld 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.865AB
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from the artist’s widow Olive Hirschfeld, April 1979.