HANLY, Pat;

Showgirl and Gentlemen

1961
Oil on canvas
1500 x 1000mm

Inscriptions: Hanly 61 [l.r.]

The figures in this work, freely distorted in scale, colour and shape, clearly declare Pat Hanly’s debt to Henri Matisse, Marc Chagall, and especially Francis Bacon.

Illustrated

Gregory O’Brien (ed.), Hanly (Tāmaki Makaurau: Ron Sang Publications, 2012), 43.

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