[Fore shortened study of patient lying on a bed]; [two studies of patient lying on bed]

Accession Number ART29202.008
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 24 x 27.8 cm; image: 21 x 23 cm
Object type Work on paper
Physical description pen and blue ink on paper
Maker Heysen, Nora
Place made New Guinea
Date made 1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC

Recto: The artist captures in a study, a person lying supine in bed with his right hand on his chest and his right knee raised. This angle from the side and below gives the impression that the person has a blanket covering the persons body to the chest.

Verso: two more studies of the person lying in bed with blanket up to the chest and head turned to the left. In the lower image, the artist captures the patient with his right arm dangling loosely from the shoulder and he wears a hat perched on the crown of his head.

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