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oil on composition board
94.2 × 63.8 cm
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
inscribed in brown paint l.l.: J. BerGner.
inscribed in red fibre-tipped pen on reverse u.c.: YOSL BERGNER. "PRISONERS" 1944
Accession Number
Australian Painting
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of the artist, 1979
© Estate of the artist
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Gallery location
Not on display
Subjects (general)
Emotions and Mental States Human Figures Violence
Subjects (specific)
chains (object genres) imprisonment indigenous people men (male humans) political art social realism suffering