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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1915 – Woollahra, New South Wales, Australia 1989

  • Europe, Africa 1936-40
  • Bali 1967-80

Repentant Magdalene (c.1945) Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in pen and ink and brush and colour inks Support: paper

Primary Insc: Not signed. Not dated Titled and inscribed upper left in pen and black pen and black ink, 'Repentant/ Magdalene/queue anti Vice/Propogandist'. Inscribed centre right in pen and black pen and black ink as part of work, 'Away / with / demon / rum / Repent ye'.
Dimensions: image 22.4 h x 19.6 w cm sheet 28.2 h x 24.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Helene Kirsova Ballet Archive. Gift of Peter Bellew, fulfilling the wish of his wife Helene Kirsova 1986
Accession No: NGA 87.891.89
Subject: Theatre arts, Australia
Image rights: Reproduced with permission from the Estate of the Late Donald Friend