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Woman and sea
(c. 1955-c. 1956)

brush and ink wash
56.7 × 38.6 cm (image) 56.7 × 38.6 cm (sheet)
inscribed in fibre-tipped pen (in image) l.r.: Joy Hester-
inscribed in purple chalk on reverse l.l.: Woman & Sea. / No.61 / NFS.
inscribed in ballpoint pen on reverse l.l.: 56
Accession Number
Australian Prints & Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria from the Bequest of Violet Dulieu, Founder Benefactor, 1997
© Joy Hester Estate/Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Depicts the bust of a woman rising up out of the sea, her face surrounded by windswept hair and silhoutted against a dark, stormy sky.