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Title

Head

circa 1985


Artist

Matthew Gilbert

Australia

circa 1920 -

Language group

Yawuru, Kimberley region


Details


Place where the work was made

La Grange Western Australia Australia


Date

circa 1985


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

natural pigments on carved sandstone


Dimensions

41.0 x 18.0 x 16.0 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Dr Ronald and Alison Fine 1994


Location

Not on display


Accession number

458.1994


Artist information

Matthew Gilbert

Works in the collection

10


Place

Where the work was made
La Grange

Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


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

Deborah Edwards, Presence & absence: portrait sculpture in Australia, Canberra, 2003, 74-75, 79. cat.no. 25

Kate M Murphy, Art Monthly Australia, 'Presence & absence: Portrait sculpture in Australia at the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra', pg. 10-13, Canberra, 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.).