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Livingston HOPKINS

Bellefontaine, United States of America 1846 – Mosman, New South Wales, Australia 1927

  • Australia from 1883

In the heat of the battle [Meeting anti State Socialism] (1904-10) Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, gouache; ink; paper drawing in pen and black ink and wash, heightened with white gouache Support: paper mounted on cardboard

Primary Insc: signed lower right in pen and black ink 'Hop'. not dated. Titled verso of backing in pen and black ink 'In the Heat of the battle'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed upper left as part of work in ink 'Meeting Anti State Socialism'. Inscribed lower right as part of work in ink 'State Socialism'. Inscribed verso centre on paper fixed to backing, in ink 'A branch of the Women's National League/has been formed/ at Potts Point to combat Socialism./Invariable daily paper item. The/Bulletin suggests a crest for the League's/notepaper'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left in black pencil, '2U2'.
Dimensions: image 29.4 h x 43.3 w cm sheet 29.4 h x 43.3 w cm backing 31.7 h x 45.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1619
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Rosalind Hollinrake, Melbourne, 1976.