Evans, Judith Christine 1920- :Then comrades, to Communism ... Our trust and charge. From each according to his ability. To each according to his need. [1944?]

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Date
1944
Ref
F-020
Description
In the centre, a mother reading to her son. Behind her is the arch of a rainbow. To the left, a man holds up a building plan, titled 'Workers' Polytechnic'. To the right, a man and a woman mount the scaffolding of a building, the man with a climbing rope looped around his shoulders. This is section 9 out of 9 sections, painted onto 9 pinex panels Painted for the Friends of the Soviet Union by Judy Evans and her father Guy Harding. Hung in the Unity Centre, Wellington. Known as the Harding murals for many years, however discussions with Judy Evans made it clear that she devised the murals and carried out most of the painting, with assistance from her father. Inspired by the work of Diego Rivera. Quantity: 1 watercolour(s). Physical Description: Tempera on pinex panel, 1220 x 3040 mm Provenance: Painted and displayed as murals for the walls of the Unity Centre, Cuba Street. Later removed and stored in a garage for many years.
Additional description
Originals not available for viewing because of their extremely fragile condition. Any movement may cause further losses.
Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 watercolour(s), Works of art, Tempera paintings, Tempera on pinex panel, 1220 x 3040 mm
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