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Title

Tom Roberts


Artist

Derwent Wood

England

15 Oct 1871 - 19 Feb 1926


About

Tom Roberts became a close friend of Wood and his wife, the singer Florence Schmidt, in London.


Details


Other Title

Bust of Tom Roberts (1856-1931)


Date

1910


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

patinated plaster head


Dimensions

55.9 x 34.0 x 26.0 cm


Signature & date

Signed and dated on lapel, incised "F. Derwent Wood/ 1910".


Credit

Gift of Tom Roberts 1929


Location

Not on display


Accession number

702


Artist information

Derwent Wood

Works in the collection

4


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


Deborah Edwards, Presence & absence: portrait sculpture in Australia, Canberra, 2003, 48, 49 (colour illus.), 51, 88. cat.no. 93; titled 'Tom Roberts'

Renee Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, 'Late Victorian, Edwardian, and French Sculptures', pg. 646-663, Sydney, Jan 1972, 659 (illus.).

William Moore, The story of Australian art from the earliest known art of the continent to the art of today (Vol. 1), 'The camps around Melbourne', pg. 70-84, Sydney, 1934, (illus.).

Benedict Read, The Edwardians: secrets and desires, 'Edwardian sculpture', pg. 122-137, Canberra, 2004, 129 (colour illus.), 241 (colour illus.). cat.no. 145

Daniel Thomas, Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, 'Tom Roberts', pg. 466-487, Sydney, Jul 1969, 484, 485 (illus.).