ART25916

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ID number ART25916
Title Chalk study for General Macarthur's leather flying jacket
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Dargie, William (Artist)
Place made New Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Papua, Port Moresby
Date made February 1944
Medium charcoal with coloured pastels on paper
Measurement Overall: 62.4 x 50.6 cm (irreg)

Description

Depicts a portrait of General Douglas MacArthur, wearing leather flying jacket. Dargie noted, "For reason which developed later, this study was not used in the final portrait".