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Title

Japanese soldiers killed D-day


Artist

Frank Hodgkinson

Australia

28 Apr 1919 - 20 Oct 2001


About

D-Day, Balikpapan is a study of the corpses of two Japanese soldiers. Drawn in Balikpapan, Borneo, the artist drew his subject in haste - he was discovered and shot at as he finished the drawing.

© Australian Art Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2004


Details


Date

1945


Media category

Drawing


Materials used

pencil on cream wove paper


Dimensions

22.4 x 32.9 cm sight


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r., pencil "Frank Hodgkinson ‘45".


Credit

Gift of Kate Hodgkinson, the artist's widow 2004


Location

Not on display


Accession number

105.2004


Artist information

Frank Hodgkinson

Works in the collection

85


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Jill Sykes, Look, 'The quick and the dead', pg. 46, Newtown, Jun 2006, 46 (colour illus.).