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Smiling girl

gelatin silver photograph
42.1 × 50.1 cm (image)
inscribed in pencil (in image) l.r.: - Max Dupain '38 -
inscribed in wax crayon on support reverse u.c.: VINTAGE PRINT / 'SMILING GIRL' '38
inscribed (vertically) in wax crayon on support reverse c.: 64
inscribed in ballpoint pen on support reverse l.c.l.: 10 (in a circle)
artist stamp in ink (vertical) on support reverse l.c.l.: MAX DUPAIN / 49 CLARENCE ST. / SYDNEY / · BX 1033 ·
typed on paper label on support reverse l.l.: 10. SMILING GIRL (SMILING GIRL underlined): 1938 / One of the best portraits I have made of wome It has two elements / which I like to think are the back bone of my best portraits: / simplicity and spontaniety.
Accession Number
Australian Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of National Australia Bank Limited, Honorary Life Benefactor, 1992
Gallery location
Not on display