Item #CL183-182 [Study for “Hospital Theme” Series]. Eric Wilson, Aust.
[Study for “Hospital Theme” Series]
[Study for “Hospital Theme” Series]
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[Study for “Hospital Theme” Series]

c1942. Double-sided drawing with pencil, ink and crayon, 15.6 x 9.2cm. Minor perforations. Framed.

Born in Annandale, NSW, painter Eric Wilson studied under Henry Moore, after winning a travelling art scholarship in 1937. Wilson returned to Australia after travelling through Europe and began creating works in the cubist style. In 1940 Wilson commenced teaching abstract painting at East Sydney Technical College and exhibiting with the Contemporary Group. As a conscientious objector to the war, he was attached to Sydney’s Lidcombe State Hospital where he worked as a ward attendant from 1942 to 1944. Ref: AGNSW.
Item #CL183-182

Price (AUD): $1,650.00  other currencies

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