ART21327

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ID number ART21327
Title Charcoal study of General MacArthur's head
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist Dargie, William
Place made New Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Papua, Port Moresby
Date made February 1944
Medium charcoal heightened with white on paper
Measurement Overall: 57.8 x 48.5 cm

Description

Study for the finished portrait of General Douglas MacArthur, Commander of Allied Forces, South West Pacific Area. Dargie noted, "The final and careful study for the finished portrait. It was made life-size".