Study for Simpson and his donkey

Accession Number ART29054
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 56.1 x 76.1 cm
Object type Work on paper
Physical description pencil on paper
Maker Corlett, Peter
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1986
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: AWM Licensed copyright


Depicts two unidentified men, representing an unknown wounded soldier and John Simpson Kirkpatrick (known as Simpson or the man with the donkey). This is a preliminary drawing for the sculpture by Peter Corlett commemorating Simpson's work in rescuing wounded men during the First World War commissioned by the Australian War Memorial (ART40993).