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Title

The world to come

1940


Artist

Ludwig Hirschfeld-Mack

Germany, Australia

11 Jul 1893 - 07 Jan 1965


Details


Date

1940


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

pencil, watercolour on ivory wove paper, varnish


Dimensions

17.7 x 24.8 cm image/sheet; 28.9 x 39.0 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r., brown watercolour "MACK 40".


Credit

Gift of Olive Hirschfeld, the artist's widow 1970


Location

Not on display


Accession number

WA1.1970


Artist information

Ludwig Hirschfeld-Mack

Works in the collection

39


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Nicholas Draffin, Two masters of the Weimar Bauhaus: Lyonel Feininger, Ludwig Hirschfeld Mack, Sydney, 1974.

Renée Free, Modernism 1900-1950: prints and drawings from the collection, Sydney, 1994.

Rodney James, Brought to Light: Australian Art 1850–1965 from the Queensland Art Gallery collection, 'Hirschfeld Mack's Humanism. Ludwig Hirschfeld Isle of Man', pg. 164-167, Brisbane, 1998, 167 (colour illus.).