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Edwardstown, South Australia, Australia 1912 – Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 1993

  • Europe 1927-29
  • Europe 1932-34
  • Middle East 1940-42
  • PNG 1942-45

Sketchbook of life studies, scenes and groups 1929 Description: [21] leaves with [24] compositions on [18] leaves and outside front cover (paper front cover | no back cover)

Collection Title: Sketchbook of life studies, scenes and groups
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, graphite; conté crayon; paper drawing in black pencil and conté crayon Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed front cover lower right in ink, 'Ivor Hele'. Signed front cover upper right in ink, 'Ivor Hele'. Dated front cover centre left in ink, '1929'.
Dimensions: cover 47.0 h x 32.2 w cm sheet 47.0 h x 31.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Marcia Rankin 1995
Accession No: NGA 95.739.1-24
Image rights: With permission of Marcia Rankin
  • With the artist until his death in 1993.
  • By descent to Marcia Rankin, the artist’s niece,
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Marcia Rankin, South Australia, October 1995.