Australia, England, France
12 Jun 1863 - 10 Oct 1931
27.5 x 13.5 x 8.8 cm sculpture; 4.3 x 8.8 x 8.8 cm base; 31.8 x 13.5 x 8.8 cm overal dimensions :
base; 4.3 x 8.8 x 8.8 cm; attached to black marble base - information for display purposes only
sculpture; 27.5 x 13.5 x 8.8 cm
Signature & date
Signed left of bronze base, incised "B MACKENNAL". Not dated.
Gift of Elizabeth Finley 1979
Shown in 8 exhibitions
Exhibition of bronzes by Sir Bertram Mackennal K.C.V.O, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 07 Oct 1926–20 Oct 1926
Memorial exhibition of statuettes by the Late Sir Bertram Mackennal, K.C.V.O, Fine Arts Society Gallery, Melbourne, May 1932–May 1932
Commemorative exhibition of works by late members, winter exhibition, 1933, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 07 Jan 1933–11 Mar 1933
British sculpture 1850-1914: a loan exhibition of sculpture and medals sponsored by the Victorian Society, Fine Art Society PLC, London, 30 Sep 1968–30 Oct 1968
Winter exhibition (1975), Joseph Brown Gallery, Australia, 1975–1975
SH Ervin Memorial Exhibition (1979), S.H. Ervin Gallery, The Rocks, 18 May 1979–17 Dec 1979
Renaissance References in Australian Art, University Gallery, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 13 Aug 1985–20 Sep 1985
Bertram Mackennal, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 17 Aug 2007–04 Nov 2007
Referenced in 21 publications
Michael Barden, Australian Journal of Philately, 'Sir Edgar Bertram MacKennal, KCVO (1863-1931): Australian Sculptor, Medal and Stamp Designer', pg. 15-18, Melbourne, Sep 2008, 17 (colour illus.). NOTE: Sculpture reproduced was from the Art Gallery of WA collection.
Susan Beattie, The New Sculpture, London, 1983, 247.
Christie's, Australia Pty. Ltd., Christie's Australia - Australian, International and European painting. Sydney: 30 November 2004, Sydney, 2004, (colour illus.). lot 49
Chris Deutsher, Nineteenth and twentieth century Australian art, 12 July-18 August 1979: a joint exhibition, Victoria, 1979, 35 (illus.).
Deborah Edwards, Bertram Mackennal: the fifth Balnaves Foundation Sculpture Project, Sydney, 2007, 47, 114, 115 (colour illus.),.
Deborah Edwards, Bertram Mackennal: Catalogue raisonné, Sydney, 2007. Artworks: Sculpture: 1890s; Note: references sculpture in Art Gallery of Western Australia collection.
Deborah Edwards, Australian sculpture 1890-1919, Sydney, 1987.
Joseph Brown Gallery, Winter exhibition (1975), Melbourne, 1975, (illus.). cat.no. 22
Macquarie Galleries, Exhibition of bronzes by Sir Bertram Mackennal K.C.V.O, Sydney, 1926. cat.no. 18; bronze
Alan McCulloch (Editor), Encyclopedia of Australian art, Melbourne, 1968, 455 (illus.).
Juliet Peers, Art and Australia (Vol. 25, No. 2), 'Angles, Harlots and Nymphs: Some themes in Australian Allegorical sculpture', pg 214, Sydney, Summer 1987, 214.
Juliet Peers, The New Sculpture in Australia : Australian art nouveau sculpture 1880-1920, Victoria, 1987.
Sotheby's Australia, Sotheby's Melbourne: Bronzes and sculptures (13 November 1989), Melbourne, 1989. lot 146
Sotheby's Australia, Sotheby's Sydney: Fine Australian and International Paintings, 15 August 2000, Sydney, 2000, (colour illus.). lot 215
Sotheby's London (Editor), Sotheby's London: 19th and 20th century sculpture, England, 30 Mar 1990, (colour illus.). lot 103
Sotheby's London (Editor), Sotheby's London: European sculpture and works of art 1900, England, 05 Jul 2000, (colour illus.). lot 164
Sotheby's London (Editor), Sotheby's London, London, 17 Dec 1975, (colour illus.). lot 27
Robin Rhona Tranter, Bertram Mackennal: A career, Cremorne, 2004, 159-161.
J Washington., Renaissance references in Australian Art, 'Bertram Mackennal', Melbourne, 1985.
Editor Unknown, The Australasian antique collector (no. 20), Sydney, 1980, 51 (illus.).
Editor Unknown (Editor), Christie's Australia - Australian pictures and sculpture. Melbourne, 11 April 1990, South Yarra, Apr 1990, (colour illus.). lot 122