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An image of Mary Turner by Rayner Hoff
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Rayner Hoff

(United Kingdom, Australia 1894 – 1937)

Title
Mary Turner
Other titles:
Portrait mask of Mrs Turner
Mask
Mask in bronze
Year
1926
Media category
Sculpture
Materials used
bronze, marble
Dimensions

23.0 x 17.3 x 14.0 head; 33.0 x 17.4 x 14.0 cm overall:

a - head; 23 x 17.3 x 14 cm

b - base; 10.3 x 9.1 x 8.9 cm

Signature & date
Signed l.r. cheek, incised "... G.RAYNER.HOFF". Dated l.l. chin, incised "1926".
Credit
Purchased 1935
Accession number
6334.a-b
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (4)

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, 40 (illus.), 102.

Sydney Ure Smith and Leon Gellert (Editors), Art in Australia [series 3, no. 60], Sydney, Aug 1935, 44 (illus.). titled 'Mask in bronze'

Sydney Ure Smith (Editor), Art of Australia 1788-1941, New York, 1941, 49. cat.no. 133; titled 'Mask'

Kenneth Wilkinson (Editor), Art in Australia [series 3, no. 70], Sydney, Mar 1938, 68 (illus.). titled 'Mask in bronze'

Exhibition history (3)

Sculpture of Rayner Hoff: Memorial Exhibition, David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, Sydney, 19 May 1938–04 Jun 1938

Art of Australia 1788-1941:

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