ID number ART29202.016
Title [study of hands]; Post mortem
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Heysen, Nora (Artist)
Place made New Guinea
Date made 1944
Medium pen and blue ink on paper
Measurement overall: 24 x 27.8 cm; image: 21 x 23 cm


These are two studies made of the doctor's hands as he makes his examination.

Verso: The body of a native Papuan as it lies on an examination table. There are several studies of arms, hands, head and hands surrounding the study of the body.