Stock ID #169316 Colonel Chih Wang. CHARLES WHEELER, ARTIST.

Colonel Chih Wang.

(Circa 1942). Stock ID #169316

An original coloured chalk portrait of Colonel Chih Wang - The board measures 34.5. by 27.5cm.

A coloured chalk (pastel) portrait of Colonel Chih Wang (later Major General Chih Wang) by noted Australian artist, Charles Wheeler, circa 1942, together with a colour copy of the portrait as it appeared in 'The Australasian', October 16,1943. Wheeler who won 'The Archibald Prize' in 1933, was commissioned to do a series of portraits of figures relating to WWII in the Pacific that were eventually printed in ’The Australasian’. Colonel Chih Wang was attached to the Chinese Military Mission to Australia as a liaison officer with General MacArthur's South West Pacific Headquarters in 1942. Fully signed C. Wheeler.

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Price: $1,850.00 AU

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