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An image of Lovers I by Barbara Tribe

Barbara Tribe

(Australia, England 20 Jun 1913 – 21 Oct 2000)

Title
Lovers I
Other titles:
Caress of the wave [Barbara Tribe 7/8/1985]
Lovers
Year
(1936-1937)
cast 1981
Media category
Sculpture
Materials used
bronze
Edition
3/9
Dimensions

58.5 x 48.0 x 24.0 cm figure; 63.7 x 48.0 x 24.0 cm overall:

a - figures; 58.5 x 48 x 24 cm; figures

b - base; 5.3 x 45.8 x 24 cm; base

Signature & date
Signed below left leg of male figure, incised "Barbara Tribe ...". Signed below right leg of male figure, incised "BARBARA TRIBE". Not dated.
Credit
Gift of the artist 1982
Accession number
192.1982.a-b
Copyright
© Barbara Tribe Foundation
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (4)

Deborah Edwards, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Classical allusions', pg. 135-136, Sydney, 2000, 136, 146 (colour illus.), 302.

Deborah Edwards, 'This vital flesh': the sculpture of Rayner Hoff and his school, 'Australia, the new Greece: the body as nation', pg. 30-51, Sydney, 1999, 35, 37 (colour illus.), 109.

Deborah Edwards, Look, 'Sculpture boost for the Gallery: The Barbara Tribe Bequest and Foundation', pg. 54, Newtown, Nov 2009, 54 (colour illus.).

Patricia McDonald, Barbara Tribe: sculptor, North Ryde, 2000, 22, 55.

Exhibition history (1)

'This vital flesh': the sculpture of Rayner Hoff and his school, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 26 Nov 1999–16 Jan 2000