Head of Norman McGrath, aged three
1907 - 13 Jun 2004
The subject of this bronze bust is Norman McGrath, the artist's nephew and son of the architect and artist, Raymond McGrath (1903-77).
29.7 x 14.5 x 18.0 cm overall :
a - head; 20.7 x 14.5 x 18 cm; head
b - base; 9 x 11.3 x 11.1 cm; base
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Gift of Donal and Jenny O'Donovan 1993
Not on display
© Estate of the artist
Where the work was made
Shown in 2 exhibitions
'This vital flesh': the sculpture of Rayner Hoff and his school, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 26 Nov 1999–16 Jan 2000
Presence and absence: portrait sculpture in Australia, National Portrait Gallery [Old Parliament House], Canberra, 22 Aug 2003–16 Nov 2003
Referenced in 3 publications
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, 40 (colour illus.), 41, 108.
Deborah Edwards, Presence & absence: portrait sculpture in Australia, Canberra, 2003, 83. cat.no. 53
Ken Scarlett, Australian Sculptors, Melbourne, 1980, 395 (illus.).