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Title

The kiss

1923


Artist

Rayner Hoff

United Kingdom, Australia

1894 - 1937


Details


Date

1923


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

plaster


Dimensions

27.0 x 28.0 x 15.0 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 2000 from the collection of Stanley Cecil Chamberlain with funds provided by the 1000 Club


Location

Not on display


Accession number

212.2000


Artist information

Rayner Hoff

Works in the collection

13


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


Deborah Edwards, Aspects of Art Deco in Australia: Sunrise over the Pacific, 'The new classicism: Rayner Hoff and his school', pg. 36-45, Sydney, 2001, 41.

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, 32 (colour illus.), 100-101. NOTE: this is a bronze cast of this sculpture, however, this plaster version is mentioned in cataloguing details as being in a Private Collection - see page 101

Deborah Edwards, Art and Australia (Vol. 24, No. 1), '"This vital flesh": the 1920s sculpture of Rayner Hoff', pg. 62-68, Sydney, Spring 1986, 68 (illus.). NOTE: this is a bronze cast of the sculpture in the collection of the Art Gallery of South Australia

Liz Gibson, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'Rayner Hoff / Arthur Murch', pg. 60-71, Sydney, 2002, 144.

Sotheby's Australia, Sotheby's Australian and International art, including the Goldman Sachs JBWere collection of Australian art, Sydney 28 June 2005, Sydney, 2005, 137 (colour illus.). lot no. 490 is a plaster cast version of this sculpture and was exhibited in 'This vital flesh: The sculpture of Raynor Hoff and his school', AGNSW in 1999.