An image of Japanese soldiers killed D-day

Frank Hodgkinson

(Australia 28 Apr 1919 – 20 Oct 2001)

Japanese soldiers killed D-day

Location
Not on display
Further information

D-Day, Balikpapan is a study of the corpses of two Japanese soldiers. Drawn in Balikpapan, Borneo, the artist drew his subject in haste - he was discovered and shot at as he finished the drawing.

© Australian Art Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2004

Year
1945
Media
Drawing
Medium
pencil on cream wove paper
Dimensions
22.4 x 32.9 cm sight
Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r., pencil "Frank Hodgkinson ‘45".

Credit
Gift of Kate Hodgkinson, the artist's widow 2004
Accession number
105.2004
Copyright
© Frank Hodgkinson Estate