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Image of study for 'Head of Australia' by Dora Ohlfsen

1917


Artist

Dora Ohlfsen

Australia

22 Aug 1869 - 07 Feb 1948


About

On 6th November 1916 Ohlfsen wrote from Rome to her family in Australia: '‘I have done a large head of "Australia" which was to have been a study for the statue Mr Carmichael used to cart about.'


Details


Date

1917


Media category

Photograph


Materials used

gelatin silver photograph


Dimensions

13.8 x 9.0 cm


Signature & date

Signed and dated c.r., verso, ink "Dora Ohlfsen/Rome 1917".


Credit

National Art Archive. Gift of Dora Stanford 1995


Location

Not on display


Accession number

ARC366.1.11


Artist information

Dora Ohlfsen

Artist profile

Works in the collection

33


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history