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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: 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'

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

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 1987

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

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