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An image of The world to come by Ludwig Hirschfeld-Mack

Ludwig Hirschfeld-Mack

(Germany, Australia 11 Jul 1893 – 07 Jan 1965)

Title
The world to come
Year
1940
Media category
Watercolour
Materials used
pencil, watercolour on ivory wove paper, varnish
Dimensions

17.7 x 24.8 cm image/sheet; 28.9 x 39.0 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., brown watercolour "MACK 40".
Credit
Gift of Olive Hirschfeld, the artist's widow 1970
Accession number
WA1.1970
Copyright
© Reproduced with permission
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

Nicholas Draffin, Two masters of the Weimar Bauhaus: Lyonel Feininger, Ludwig Hirschfeld Mack, Sydney, 1974.

Renée Free, Modernism 1900-1950: prints and drawings from the collection, Sydney, 1994.

Rodney James, Brought to light: Australian Art 1850-1965, 'Hirschfeld Mack's Humanism. Ludwig Hirschfeld Isle of Man', pg. 164-167, South Brisbane, 1998, 167 (colour illus.).

Exhibition history (5)

Two masters of the Weimar Bauhaus: Lyonel Feininger, Ludwig Hirschfeld Mack:

The edge of the world, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 05 Jul 1985–25 Aug 1985

Modernism 1900-1950: prints and drawings from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 23 Jul 1994–25 Sep 1994

Bauhaus and Expressionism: German prints and drawings from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale, 04 Mar 2005–15 May 2005

Modern Times, State Library of Queensland, South Brisbane, 31 Jul 2009–08 Nov 2009