61.9 x 51.3 x 30.0cm
Theo Cowan modelled this commemorative portait of one of the founding trustees of the National Gallery of New South Wales from photographs and sent the work to Italy for carving.
Deborah Edwards, 'Presence & absence: portrait sculpture in Australia', National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, 2003
'Eliezer Montefiore from Barbados to Sydney' by Roslyn Russell, pg. 11-14., National Library of Australia news Dec 2008, Dec 2008, 12, 14 (colour illus.). NOTE: Photo of AGNSW exterior on page 14.
Deborah Edwards (Australia) (Author), Presence & absence: portrait sculpture in Australia, Canberra, 2003, 77. cat.no. 6
Deborah Edwards (Australia) (Author), Australian sculpture 1890-1919, Domain, 1987, (illus.). no catalogue numbers, not paginated
Peter Haynes (Australia) (Compilator), Famous people: a selective who's who from works in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1981, 10 (illus.).
Australian sculpture 1890-1919, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 22 Jan 1987–22 Feb 1989.
Presence and absence: portrait sculpture in Australia, National Portrait Gallery [Old Parliament House], 22 Aug 2003–16 Nov 2003.