Item - The Hon. R.J. Heffron, M.L.A.

ID UNSW P 1957/0293 (082160)
Artist Henry Aloysius HANKE (1901 - 1989)
Title The Hon. R.J. Heffron, M.L.A.
Alternate Titles
Category Painting
Medium oil on canvas
Materials oil pigments, canvas support
Edition Number
Measurements (cms)  
  Height 95.00
  Width 80.00
  Depth 0.00
  Other original frame
  Location upper right
  Signed in brown pigment: HANKE H. A. HANKE
  When 1956
  Where Australia, NSW, Sydney
Style Realist
Subject Portrait
Credit Line Purchased 1957
Description/Remarks    Other marks: on verso in brown ink: "THE HON. R. J. HEFFRON.M.L.A." Robert James Heffron (1890-1978) was NSW Minister for Education from 1944 to 1960 and NSW Premier from 1959 to 1964. He is described as one of the "founding fathers" of the University of New South Wales.
Exhibition History 1956 Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, (01/01/1957 - 18/02/1957)
©Reproduced with permission.

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