Preliminary monochrome sketch for No 238 [ART22251]
|Title||Preliminary monochrome sketch for No 238 [ART22251]|
|Maker||Dargie, William (Artist)|
|Place made||Australia: Queensland, North Queensland, Atherton Tableland, Atherton|
|Date made||May - June 1943|
|Medium||pen, ink and wash on paper adhered to paper|
|Measurement||Overall: 22.3 x 24.2 cm|
This is a preparatory study for the final painting '2/32 Battalion holding German counter-attack, El Alamein, 31 October 1942' [ART22251]'. The sketch is adhered to a large piece of paper that has study notes, indicating the number of soldiers at each position and the type of weaponry used.