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An image of Mary Gilmore by Rayner Hoff
Alternate image of Mary Gilmore by Rayner Hoff Alternate image of Mary Gilmore by Rayner Hoff

Rayner Hoff

(United Kingdom, Australia 1894 – 1937)

Title
Mary Gilmore
Year
1934
Media category
Sculpture
Materials used
bronze
Dimensions

33.4 x 22.6 x 25.0 cm; 48.5 x 22.6 x 25.0 cm overall:

a - head; 33.4 x 22.6 x 25 cm; overall including base

b - base; 15.9 x 14 x 14 cm

0 - Whole; 48.5 x 22.6 x 25 cm

Signature & date
Signed and dated back of neck/base below neck, incised "RAYNER.HOFF.1934.".
Credit
Gift of Dame Mary Gilmore, D.H. Souter and the artist 1936
Accession number
6359.a-b
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (11)

Edmund Capon and Ursula Prunster, Face to face: Australian portraits, Sydney, 1986, illus.. cat.no. 10

Rebecca Corbell, The Possibilities of Portraiture, 'Introduction", pg. 5-6, Canberra, 1999, 6 (colour illus.).

Laura Murray Cree, State of the arts, 'The new face of portraiture', pg. 63-64, Sydney, Jul 2003-Sep 2003, 64.

Deborah Edwards, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Classical allusions', pg. 135-136, Sydney, 2000, 136, 141 (colour illus.), 301.

Deborah Edwards, Presence & absence: portrait sculpture in Australia, Canberra, 2003, 55, 56-57 (colour illus., detail), 81. cat.no. 39

Deborah Edwards, 'This vital flesh': the sculpture of Rayner Hoff and his school, 'Australia, the new Greece: the body as nation', 30-51., Sydney, 1999, 35, 36 (colour illus.), 103.

Liz Gibson, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'Rayner Hoff / Arthur Murch', pg. 60-71, Sydney, 2002, 63 (colour illus.), 69, 144, 147.

Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938, illus.. cat.no. 167 [Sculpture in Gallery No. 2]

Hal Missingham, A retrospective exhibition of Australian painting, Sydney, 1953. cat.no. 172

Ken Scarlett, Australian Sculptors, 'Rayner Hoff', pg. 260-277, Melbourne, 1980, 274, 275 (illus.), 276.

Sydney Ure Smith and Leon Gellert (Editors), Art in Australia [series 3, no. 62], Sydney, Feb 1936, 41 (illus.).

Exhibition history (7)

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

110 Years of Australian Art, Blaxland Gallery, Sydney, Sep 1950 -

A retrospective exhibition of Australian painting, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 Sep 1953–25 Oct 1953

The possibilities of Portraiture, National Portrait Gallery [Old Parliament House], Canberra, 04 Mar 1999–20 Jun 1999

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

Parallel Visions: Twenty-two artists from the Australian collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Feb 2002–May 2003

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