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Collection

Charles Birch

(England 28 Sep 1832 – 16 Oct 1893)

Title
Retaliation
Year
1878
Media category
Sculpture
Materials used
bronze
Dimensions

253.0 cm height

Signature & date
Signed and dated back of base, "C.B.Birch .../ 1878...".
Credit
Purchased 1879
Accession number
3252
Location
19th c European art
Bibliography (5)

Samuel Carter Hall (Editor), The Art Journal, London, 1879, 142.

Patricia McDonald, Sydney International Exhibition 1879: An exhibition celebrating the Centenary of the Sydney International Exhibition, 'Art at the Garden Palace', pg. 25-29, Sydney, 1979, 39.

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Art Journal, London, 1894, 199.

Author Unknown, Sydney International Exhibition: Official catalogue of exhibits, Sydney, 1879, 455. cat. no. 6

Editor Unknown (Editor), The magazine of art, London, 1878, 140. engraving of the model with the inscription "The eyrie reached, with eager grasp/ He seized the callow brood/ And, reckless of maternal wrath/ The fierce assault withstood."

Exhibition history (2)

Sydney International Exhibition (1879-80), The Garden Palace, 17 Sep 1879–20 Apr 1880

Sydney International Exhibition 1879: An exhibition celebrating the Centenary of the Sydney International Exhibition, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, 24 Sep 1979–24 Nov 1979