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An image of Sun faun by Rayner Hoff

Rayner Hoff

(United Kingdom, Australia 1894 – 1937)

Sun faun
Media category
Materials used
Pyrmont sandstone

41.5 x 20.7 x 19.0 cm

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Gift of J R McGregor 1938
Accession number
Not on display
Bibliography (6)

Deborah Edwards, Aspects of Art Deco in Australia: Sunrise over the Pacific, 'The new classicism: Rayner Hoff and his school', pg. 36-45, St Leonards, 2001, 41.

Deborah Edwards, Stampede of the Lower Gods: Classical Mythology in Australian Art, 'Pan at Lane Cove', pg. 55-60, Sydney, Sep 1989, 60 (illus.), 55, 65.

Deborah Edwards, Art and Australia (Vol. 24, No. 1), '"This vital flesh": the 1920s sculpture of Rayner Hoff', pg. 62-68, Sydney, Spring 1986, 62 (illus.).

Liz Gibson, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'Rayner Hoff / Arthur Murch', pg. 60-71, Sydney, 2002, 144.

Enid N MacDonald, The Sydney morning herald, 'Rayner Hoff: examples of his work; fine gallery collection', pg. 13, Sydney, 17 Jun 1939, 13.

Donald Richardson, Art & Design in Australia, South Yarra, 1995.

Exhibition history (5)

Australian Academy of Art 1938, Vickery's Galleries, Sydney, 08 Apr 1938–29 Apr 1938

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

Stampede of the Lower Gods: Classical Mythology in Australian Art 1890's-1930's, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Oct 1989–26 Nov 1989

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

Paradise, Purgatory and Hellhole: The changing faces of Pyrmont and Ultimo, Powerhouse Museum, Australia, 19 Mar 2005–31 Oct 2006