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HANKE, Henry Aloysius (1901 - 1989), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HANKE, Henry Aloysius (1901 - 1989), Painter

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Australian, 20th century, male.

Born 14 June 1901, in Sydney; died 1989, in Sydney.

Painter. Figures, nudes, scenes with figures, landscapes, still-lifes, portraits.

In 1934 Henry Aloysius Hanke won the Archibald Prize for his Self-portrait and in 1936 he was awarded the inaugural Sulman Prize for La Gitana. During World War II he served as an official war artist in the Military History Section. He

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