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Title

Recto: Composition study for 'Man' Verso: (study of men working)

(circa 1949)


Artist

Weaver Hawkins

United Kingdom, Australia

28 Aug 1893 - 13 Aug 1977


Details


Date

(circa 1949)


Media category

Drawing


Materials used

pencil, pen and black and red ink, watercolour, squared on ivory wove paper


Dimensions

37.2 x 56.1 cm sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of the artist's family 1976


Location

Not on display


Accession number

251.1976


Artist information

Weaver Hawkins

Works in the collection

54


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Rod James, Nuclear (r)age: the bomb in Australian art, 'Nuclear (R)Age: the bomb in Australian art', pg. 4-16, Clayton, Jun 1993, 5 (illus.), 29. cat.no. 27

Hendrik Kolenberg, Australian drawings from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 1997, 77 (illus.). cat.no. 68

S.H. Ervin Gallery, Weaver Hawkins 1893-1977, Sydney, 1995. cat.no. 36; titled 'Study for Man'; Collection AGNSW