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An image of Birth of Venus by Lyndon Dadswell

Lyndon Dadswell

(Australia 18 Jan 1908 – 07 Jan 1986)

Title
Birth of Venus
Year
(1944)
Media category
Sculpture
Materials used
copper
Dimensions

96.7 x 44.5 x 31.8 cm

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1944
Accession number
7422
Copyright
© Estate of Lyndon Dadswell
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (6)

Deborah Edwards, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Classical allusions', pg. 135-136, Sydney, 2000, 147 (colour illus.), 300.

Deborah Edwards, 'This vital flesh': the sculpture of Rayner Hoff and his school, 'Australia, the new Greece: the body as nation', pg. 30-51, Sydney, 1999, 40, 47 (illus.), 107.

Deborah Edwards, Stampede of the Lower Gods: Classical Mythology in Australian Art, Sydney, Sep 1989, 65.

David P. Millar., Project 27: Lyndon Dadswell, 'Lyndon Dadswell', Sydney, 1978, not paginated. cat.no. 5

Barry Pearce, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'Australian', pg. 13-35, Sydney, 1988, 27.

Sydney Ure Smith (Editor), Present day art in Australia, Sydney, 1949, 27 (illus.).

Exhibition history (4)

A retrospective exhibition of Australian painting, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 Sep 1953–25 Oct 1953

Project 27 - Lyndon Dadswell (1978), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 23 Sep 1978–29 Oct 1978

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

'This vital flesh': the sculpture of Rayner Hoff and his school, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 26 Nov 1999–16 Jan 2000