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Matthew Gilbert

(Australia circa 1920 – )

Language group
Yawuru, Kimberley region
Place of origin
La GrangeWestern AustraliaAustralia
circa 1985
Media category
Materials used
natural pigments on carved sandstone

41.0 x 18.0 x 16.0 cm

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Gift of Dr Ronald and Alison Fine 1994
Accession number
Not on display
Bibliography (5)

Deborah Edwards, Presence & absence: portrait sculpture in Australia, Canberra, 2003, 74-75, 79. 25

Deborah Edwards, Look, 'Portrait sculpture: simultaneosly the most artificial and the most "real"', pg. 29-31, Newtown, Sep 2003, 31.

Kate M Murphy, Art Monthly Australia, 'Presence & absence: Portrait sculpture in Australia at the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra', pg. 10-13, Acton, Apr 2004, front cover (colour illus.), 2.

Margo Neale, Yiribana: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection, Sydney, 1994, 92 (colour illus.), 136, 139. plate no. 43

Barry Pearce, Australian Collection Focus: Tom Roberts Bailed Up 1895/1927, Sydney, 1998, 11 (colour illus.).

Exhibition history (3)

Gamarada, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Nov 1996–16 Feb 1997

A material thing - Objects from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 31 Aug 1998–09 Feb 1999

Presence and absence: portrait sculpture in Australia, National Portrait Gallery [Old Parliament House], Canberra, 22 Aug 2003–16 Nov 2003