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An image of William Moore by Web Gilbert

Web Gilbert

(Australia 1867 – 1925)

Title
William Moore
Year
1905-1906
Media category
Sculpture
Materials used
marble
Dimensions

35.8 x 21.0 x 18.0 cm:

base; 9 x 20.5 x 20.5 cm; marble base

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Mrs Moore 1938
Accession number
6525
Location
Not on display
Further information

William Moore (1868-1937) was a Sydney journalist and art critic, who wrote the first comprehensive survey on Australian art, 'The story of Australian art: from the earliest known art of the continent to the art of today', in 1934.

Bibliography (3)

Deborah Edwards, Presence & absence: portrait sculpture in Australia, Canberra, 2003, 80. cat.no. 32

Deborah Edwards., Australian sculpture 1890-1919, 'Australian sculpture 1890-1919', Sydney, 1987. no catalogue numbers

William Moore, The Story of Australian Art: from the earliest known art of the continent to the art of today (Vol. 2), Sydney, 1934, 87 (illus.). A photograph of the sculptor at work on this bust appears.

Exhibition history (1)

Australian sculpture 1890-1919, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Jan 1987–22 Feb 1989