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Title

William Moore

1905-1906


Artist

Web Gilbert

Australia

1867 - 1925


About

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.


Details


Date

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

6525


Artist information

Web Gilbert

Works in the collection

3


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


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.