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Ivor Hele was an Australian artist noted for portraiture. He was Australia's longest serving war artist and completed more commissioned works than any other in the history of Australian art. He won the Archibald prize five times.
A portrait study of male, identified as Sir Arthur Fadden (Treasurer, leader National Party, briefly Prime Minister), in white pastel and charcoal. Handwritten number and inscription on back - 1494 "This is the work of Sir Ivor Hele, 1912-1993, from his private collection...".
W 380mm x H 500mm