Skip to content

Collection

Bertram Mackennal

(Australia, England, France 12 Jun 1863 – 10 Oct 1931)

Title
Lyric poetry
Other titles:
Sappho
Allegorical bust
Lyric Muse
Year
1888
Media category
Sculpture
Materials used
bronze bust
Dimensions

60.8 x 31.0 x 28.6 cm

Signature & date
Signed and dated on back of base, incised "E. Bertram MacKennal/ 1888".
Credit
Purchased 1972
Accession number
104.1972
Location
19th c Australian art
Bibliography (5)

Deborah Edwards, Bertram Mackennal: Catalogue raisonné, Sydney, 2007, (colour illus.). Artworks: Sculpture: 1880s

Deborah Edwards, Stampede of the Lower Gods: Classical Mythology in Australian Art, 'The Expatriates', pg. 3-8, Sydney, Sep 1989, 5 (illus.), 63.

Deborah Edwards., Australian sculpture 1890-1919, 'Australian sculpture 1890-1919', Sydney, 1987, (illus.). no catalogue numbers, not paginated

Deborah Edwards, Bertram Mackennal: the fifth Balnaves Foundation Sculpture Project, ''Adaptability and versatility': Bertram Mackennal – an overview’', pg. 15-82, Sydney, 2007, 19, 21 (detail, colour illus.), 22 (detail, colour illus.), 26, 110. titled 'Lyric poetry'

Noel Hutchinson, Early Australian sculpture, from its beginnings up to circa 1920, 'The Indigenes', Ballarat, 1977. cat.no. 27

Exhibition history (5)

Early Australian scupture: from its beginnings up to circa 1920, Art Gallery of Ballarat, Ballarat, 15 Mar 1977

Australian sculpture 1890-1919, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Jan 1987–22 Feb 1989

Stampede of the Lower Gods: Classical Mythology in Australian Art 1890's-1930's, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Oct 1989–26 Nov 1989

Australian icons: twenty artists from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Aug 2000–03 Dec 2000

Bertram Mackennal: