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An image of W.C. Wentworth, Sydney by Thomas Woolner

Thomas Woolner

(United Kingdom, Australia 1825 – 1892)

Title
W.C. Wentworth, Sydney
Year
1854
Media category
Sculpture
Materials used
bronze medallion
Dimensions

22.9 cm diam.

Signature & date
Signed and dated lower c., incised "T. Woolner. Sc 1854".
Credit
Purchased 1897
Accession number
1203
Location
19th c Australian art
Further information

The subject of this bronze portrait medallion is William Charles Wentworth (1790-1872).

Bibliography (2)

Deborah Edwards, Presence & absence: portrait sculpture in Australia, Canberra, 2003, 18, 19 (colour illus.), 88. cat.no. 95

Barry Pearce, The artist and the patron - aspects of Colonial art in New South Wales, Sydney, 1988, 46 (illus.), 48.

Exhibition history (2)

The artist and the patron: Aspects of colonial art in New South Wales., Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 02 Mar 1988–01 May 1988

Presence and absence: portrait sculpture in Australia, National Portrait Gallery [Old Parliament House], Canberra, 22 Aug 2003–16 Nov 2003