(England, Australia 17 Feb 1845–04 Apr 1900)
2620.0 x 3440.0cm
'Centenarian sculpture: how the Gallery façade got its first bronze panel' by Natalie Wilson, pg. 16-17., Look Mar 2003, Mar 2003, 16 (colour illus.), 17 (colour illus., detail).
Deborah Edwards (Australia) (Author), Australian sculpture 1890-1919, Domain, 1987. no catalogue numbers
Noel Hutchinson (b.1940) (Author), Early Australian sculpture, from its beginnings up to circa 1920, Ballarat, 1977. not paginated
Art Journal 1908, 1908, 197. References to Assyrian panels
'Phryne and Praxiteles'., Sydney mail and New South Wales advertiser 08 Apr 1903, 08 Apr 1903, page unknown (illus.).
'National Art Gallery'., The Sydney Morning Herald 28 Mar 1903, 28 Mar 1903, page unknown. Description of unveiling of the sculpture which took place on March 27, 1903.
'Mural decoration at the Art Gallery: Unveiling a bronze sculpture'., Daily telegraph 28 Mar 1903, 28 Mar 1903, page unknown.
Daily telegraph 26 Mar 1903, 26 Mar 1903, page unknown. 'Tomorrow, at 2 p.m., the trustees of the National Art Gallery will unveil the bronze design, "Phyrne before Praxiteles," by the late Percival Ball. This work occupies one of the exterior architectural panels of the new wing of the gallery, and is the first of a proposed series of illustrations in bronze of different periods of art. The public are invited to attend the function'.
Australian sculpture 1890-1919, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 22 Jan 1987–22 Feb 1989.