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Title

recto: Figure studies verso: Study of a head (upside down)


Artist

Lyndon Dadswell

Australia

18 Jan 1908 - 07 Jan 1986


About

One of the most important post war Australian sculptors and teachers, Dadswell studied with Julian Ashton 1923-25 and at ESTC under Rayner Hoff 1926-29. Commissioned by the National War Memorial Committee of Victoria to design and execute the inner frieze of Victoria’s Shrine of Remembrance 1929, he continued to work under Paul Montford until 1932. He taught sculpture at ESTC for four decades from 1937 and is credited with introducing modernist sculpture to Australia.


Details


Date

1960


Media category

Drawing


Materials used

pen, blue, black and brown ink and wash on lined exercise book page


Dimensions

23.9 x 24.0 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r. corner, blue ink "Dadswell 60".


Credit

Gift of John Keightley 2008


Location

Not on display


Accession number

174.2008


Artist information

Lyndon Dadswell

Works in the collection

10


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Garry Anderson Gallery, Sydney Art of the 1960s, Sydney, 1985. cat.no. 12