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Title

Hercules, Achelous, Deianeira

1920


Artist

Rayner Hoff

United Kingdom, Australia

1894 - 1937


Details


Other Title

Herakles, Achelous, Deianira


Date

1920


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

bronze relief


Dimensions

75.1 x 45.2 x 2.5 cm bronze relief :

0 - Whole; 90.5 x 56.8 x 6.2 cm; overall, including tabernacle


Signature & date

Signed l.r. corner, incised "...G.RAYNER.HOFF.". Dated l.l. corner, incised "1920".


Credit

Purchased 1938


Location

Not on display


Accession number

6541


Artist information

Rayner Hoff

Works in the collection

13


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


Deutscher and Hackett, Melbourne (Compilator), Deutscher and Hackett fine art auction: Melbourne 26 November 2008, Woollahra, Nov 2008, 91. Related work: plaster relief version of 'Hercules, Achelous, Deianeira', lot 53

Deborah Edwards, 'This vital flesh': the sculpture of Rayner Hoff and his school, 'The new Renaissance: the practical apparatus', pg. 15-30, Sydney, 1999, 14 (colour illus.), 16, 25, 38-39, 100. cat.no. 18

Deborah Edwards, Stampede of the Lower Gods: Classical Mythology in Australian Art, Sydney, Sep 1989, 64.

Liz Gibson, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'Rayner Hoff / Arthur Murch', pg. 60-71, Sydney, 2002, 61 (colour illus.), 66, 144, 147.

Ken Scarlett, Australian Sculptors, 'Rayner Hoff', pg. 260-277, Melbourne, 1980, 263 (illus.).