Japanese soldiers killed D-day
28 Apr 1919 - 20 Oct 2001
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
pencil on cream wove paper
22.4 x 32.9 cm sight
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., pencil "Frank Hodgkinson ‘45".
Gift of Kate Hodgkinson, the artist's widow 2004
Not on display
© Frank Hodgkinson Estate
Referenced in 1 publication
Jill Sykes, Look, 'The quick and the dead', pg. 46, Sydney, Jun 2006, 46 (colour illus.).