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An image of Fat man by Daphne Mayo

Daphne Mayo

(Australia 01 Oct 1895 – 31 Jul 1982)

Title
Fat man
Other titles:
The Fat Man
Year
1940
Media category
Sculpture
Materials used
bronze
Dimensions

29.0 x 9.8 x 15.0

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1941
Accession number
7183.a-b
Copyright
© AGNSW
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

Sydney Ure Smith (Editor), Present day art in Australia, Sydney, 1949, 39 (colour illus.). titled 'The Fat Man'

Judith McKay, Daphne Mayo: let there be sculpture, 'A monumental career', pg. 16-33, Brisbane, 2011, 23, 26, 27 (colour illus.), 29, 82. NOTE: this cast is not from the collection of the AGNSW but from the QAG; pg. 26 features a colour illus. of an ink preparatory drawing (1938) for Fat man held in the Fryer Library, Queensland; the illustration on pg. 29 shows 'Fat man' on display in the 'Three sculptors' exhibition, David Jones Gallery, Sydney, 1946.

Exhibition history (1)

Review: works by women from the permanent collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 08 Mar 1995–04 Jun 1995