ART22225

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ID number ART22225
Title Major General Edmund Herring
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Artist Dargie, William
Place made Egypt: Cairo
Date made 14 February 1942
Medium oil on canvas
Measurement Overall: 76 x 56 cm Frame: 99.5 x 79.5cm

Description

Portrait of Major General Edmund Francis Herring KCMG, KBE, CBE, DSO, MC, ED, the General commanding the 6th Division, 2nd Australian Imperial Force with snow-covered mountains in background. There is an earlier version of this painting, 'Portrait of General Herring' [ART23428], however Dargie considered this to be the better portrait of the two.