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An image of Medusa by Barbara Tribe

Barbara Tribe

(Australia, England 20 Jun 1913 – 21 Oct 2000)

Title
Medusa
Year
1930-1931
cast 1991
Media category
Sculpture
Materials used
bronze (golden patina)
Edition
9/12
Dimensions

40.5 x 16.0 x 24.7 cm figure; 45.4 x 17.9 x 27.0 cm overall:

a - figure; 40.5 x 16 x 24.7 cm; figure

b - base; 5 x 17.9 x 27 cm; base

Signature & date
Signed below left side of figure at bottom, incised "Barbara Tribe ...". Not dated.
Credit
Gift of the artist 1996
Accession number
409.1996.a-b
Copyright
© Barbara Tribe Foundation
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (5)

Deborah Edwards, 'This vital flesh': the sculpture of Rayner Hoff and his school, 'The new Renaissance: the practical apparatus', pg. 15-30, Sydney, 1999, 22 (colour illus), 24-25, 109.

Deborah Edwards, Heritage: The national women's art book, 'Barbara Tribe', pg. 234, Sydney, 1995, 234 (colour illus.). plate 397

Patricia McDonald, Barbara Tribe: sculptor, North Ryde, 2000, 67.

Nevill Keating Pictures Ltd, Australian paintings 1895-2002 and the European influence, London, 2002, (colour illus.). NOTE: this is another cast of this sculpture (2/12), not the AGNSW cast.; cat.no. 10 from the exhibition 'Australian paintings 1895-2002 and the European influence', held at Nevill Keating Pictures Ltd., London, July & August 2002.

Jane Wheatley, Good Weekend, 'A head for figures', pg. 64-70, Sydney, 10 Jun 2000, 70 (colour illus.). NOTE: this is another cast of this sculpture, not the AGNSW cast.

Exhibition history (1)

'This vital flesh': the sculpture of Rayner Hoff and his school, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 26 Nov 1999–16 Jan 2000