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An image of Abundance by Jean Broome-Norton

Jean Broome-Norton

(Australia 31 Dec 1911 – 06 Feb 2002)

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128.5 x 67.5 x 22.0 cm

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner below right leg of male figure, incised ".../ Jean Broome A.S.T.O./ .../ 1934". Signed l.l. corner verso on base, incised "JEAN BROOME".
Purchased 1985
Accession number
© Estate of Jean Broome-Norton
20th & 21st c Australian art
Bibliography (13)

Isobel Crombie, Body culture: Max Dupain, photography and Australian culture, 1919-1939, 'Natural Selection has here created an almost new race', pg. 47-68, Mulgrave, 2004, 56 (colour illus.). NOTE: this is the plaster edition in the collection of the National Gallery of Victoria

Deborah Edwards, Art and Australia (Vol. 24, No. 1), '"This vital flesh": the 1920s sculpture of Rayner Hoff', pg. 62-68, Sydney, Spring 1986, 64 (illus.).

Deborah Edwards, Aspects of Art Deco in Australia: Sunrise over the Pacific, 'The new classicism: Rayner Hoff and his school', pg. 36-45, St Leonards, 2001, 40 (colour illus.), 41-42.

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, 39, 41 (colour illus.), 107.

Deborah Edwards, Look, 'This vital flesh in three dimensions', pg. 14, South Yarra, Dec 1999-Jan 2000, 14 (colour illus.).

Deborah Edwards, Daphne Wallace, Margo Neale, Victoria Lynn and Sandra Byron, Review: works by women from the permanent collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1995.

Deborah Edwards, Stampede of the Lower Gods: Classical Mythology in Australian Art, 'The New Greece / 'Delos of a coming Sun-god's race'', pg. 31-54, Sydney, Sep 1989, 39 (illus.), 65.

Bruce James, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'Australian Collection: Painting and Sculpture', pg. 102-181, Sydney, 1999, 143 (colour illus.).

Joan Kerr (Editor), Heritage: The national women's art book, Sydney, 1995, 79 (illus. colour). 126.

Christopher Menz, Art Deco 1910-1939, ''A growing enthusiasm for Modernity': Art Deco in Australia', pg. 406-416, London, 2003, 409 (colour illus.). 38.4

Ursula Prunster, Aspects of Australian art, Sydney, 2000, (illus.). card no. 7: Russell Drysdale 'Sunday evening' 1941

Roseville Community Association Inc, William Henry's 40 acres & the people who lived there: then and now, 'A thing of beauty', pg. 54-55, Roseville, 2000, 54, 55 (illus.).

Howard Tanner and Inara Walden, Thoroughly modern Sydney: 1920s and 30s glamour & style, Sydney, 2006, 10. List of works.

Exhibition history (3)

Stampede of the Lower Gods: Classical Mythology in Australian Art 1890's-1930's, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Oct 1989–26 Nov 1989

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

Thoroughly modern Sydney, Museum of Sydney, Sydney, 01 Jul 2006–15 Oct 2006