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Title

Japanese soldiers killed D-day

1945

Artist

Frank Hodgkinson

Australia

28 Apr 1919 - 20 Oct 2001

  • 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
    Copyright
    © Frank Hodgkinson. Licensed by Copyright Agency

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    Artist information
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  • 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

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

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

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