One of a series of illustrations for a book manuscript by Henghes Ecce Ego.
32.5 X 25 mounted on paper
One of a series of illustrations for a book manuscript by Henghes 'Ecce Ego'
'Monument of an Ancient Civilization' dated Dec 15 '40.
There is some largely obscured writing in the dark area to centre left. Some words seem to be 'Hoo is to Mayarrim'
A note by Prunella Clough on the back of the pictures frame reads; "This drawing was made by Heinz Henghes in Australia during the 1939-45 war, and given to me in the 50s."
Dated Dec 27 in the lower right corner. On this date Heinz would have been in Australia where he was for a time interned by the British as an alien due to the fact that at the outbreak of war he had German nationality.Paper mounted on cardboard
Abstract and plants (?). No date, no signature
Front page of a copy of the Play 'Don Quixote' by Henghes.
Given to the painter Prunella Clough and carries the inscription 'Henghes to Prunella - Xmas 1941 London'.
Inscribed 'For Clifford Hall - Henghes London June 12 1942
Study for scilpture ? 2 views?Signed Henghes 45
The Girl is thought to be a model at the Royal College of Art where Henghes was lecturing at the time.
A note by Henghes on this work written in 1950:
Madonna, my largest stonecarving so far, occupied me about 9 months. Made for St Mary le Park Church Albert Bridge Rd. Battersea. Stone paid for by Stefan Hopkinson and Brian Dupre the Vicar, cost £75.- My work given as a gift. Received a great deal of publicity due to silly objections raised by 3 women who called it blasphemous, obscene etc. Exhibited Antwerp Open Aire Exhibition 1950. To be exhibited Battersea Park Open Air Exhib. 1951 and is to go into the Church at the end of that exhibition.