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An image of A young Australian by Daphne Mayo
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Daphne Mayo

(Australia 01 Oct 1895 – 31 Jul 1982)

Title
A young Australian
Year
1930
cast 1931
Media category
Sculpture
Materials used
bronze, marble
Dimensions

43.0 x 35.2 x 18.1 cm figure; 51.0 x 35.2 x 18.1 cm overall:

a - figure; 43 x 35.2 x 18.1 cm; figure

b - base; 8 x 17.8 x 11.7 cm; base

Signature & date
Signed and dated left on back, incised "D MAYO/ 1930".
Credit
Purchased 1930
Accession number
701.a-b
Copyright
© Reproduced with permission
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (6)

Deborah Edwards, Presence & absence: portrait sculpture in Australia, Canberra, 2003, 62 (colour illus., detail), 63, 64, 83. cat.no. 55

Deborah Edwards, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Classical allusions', pg. 135-136, Sydney, 2000, 136, 140 (colour illus.), 301.

Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. cat.no. 166 [Sculpture in Gallery No. 2]

Judith McKay, Daphne Mayo: let there be sculpture, 'A monumental career', pg. 16-33, Brisbane, 2011, 22, 23 (caption), 24 (colour illus.), 36, 76, 82.

Sydney Ure Smith (Editor), Art of Australia 1788-1941, New York, 1941, 49. cat.no. 131

John Young and Henry Gibbons, The Sydney Art School retrospective exhibition 1890-1933, Sydney, 1933. cat.no. 347

Exhibition history (5)

The Sydney Art School retrospective exhibition, 1890-1933, Vickery's Galleries, Sydney, 01 Mar 1933–28 Mar 1933

Art of Australia 1788-1941:

"When I was young...": artists' impressions of childhood, Global Arts Link, Ipswich, 09 Nov 2002–02 Feb 2003

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

Daphne Mayo: let there be sculpture, Queensland Art Gallery, South Brisbane, 05 Nov 2011–15 Jan 2012