Native cabbage tree, palm lily or grass palm (Cordyline australis)
08 Dec 1906 - 07 Apr 1994
Born in Perth, Western Australia, Hal Missingham studied under James WR Linton in Perth and later in London under Bernard Meninsky at the Central School. He returned to Australia in 1941. After the war, he was a foundation member of SORA (Studio of Realist Art) in Sydney before succeeding Will Ashton as Director of the AGNSW in 1945.
© Australian Art Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2006
pen and black ink, watercolour
53.3 x 34.3 cm sight
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., "Missingham 53".
Gift of Roslyn Poignant 2006
Not on display
© Hal Missingham estate