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Title

Fat man

1940


Artist

Daphne Mayo

Australia

01 Oct 1895 - 31 Jul 1982


Details


Other Title

The Fat Man


Date

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

7183.a-b


Artist information

Daphne Mayo

Works in the collection

6


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


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.

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