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An image of recto: Figure studies
verso: Study of a head (upside down) by Lyndon Dadswell

Lyndon Dadswell

(Australia 18 Jan 1908 – 07 Jan 1986)

recto: Figure studies verso: Study of a head (upside down)
Media category
Materials used
pen, blue, black and brown ink and wash on lined exercise book page

23.9 x 24.0 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, blue ink "Dadswell 60".
Gift of John Keightley 2008
Accession number
© Estate of Lyndon Dadswell
Not on display
Further information

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.

Bibliography (1)

Garry Anderson Gallery, Sydney Art of the 1960s, Sydney, 1985. 12

Exhibition history (1)

Sydney Art of the 1960s, Garry Anderson Gallery, Darlinghurst, 29 Jan 1985–23 Feb 1985

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