ART26087

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ID number ART26087
Title Infantryman, 9th Division, El Alamein, July - November 1943 [Captain Edward Harty]
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Artist Dargie, William
Place made Australia: Queensland
Date made May - June 1943
Medium oil on canvas on plywood
Measurement overall: 106.8 x 63.6 cm; frame size: 131.2 x 88.3 x 6.5 cm

Description

This is a portrait of a seated figure of Infantryman VX46436 Captain Edward Harty wearing leather jerkin and other equipment that he wore during his final battle. The painting was entered in the Archibald Prize, 1943, Art Gallery of New South Wales.