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Title

Sappho


Artist

Bertram Mackennal

Australia, England, France

12 Jun 1863 - 10 Oct 1931


Details


Other Titles

Pensive woman

A pensive woman


Date

(circa 1909)


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

bronze figure


Dimensions

26.8 x 17.5 x 24.2 object; 32.0 x 24.2 x 17.5 cm object with marble base :

base; 5.2 x 24.2 x 17.5 cm; work is attached to marble base - information for display purposes


Signature & date

Signed lower r. verso on bronze base, incised "MACKENNAL". Not dated.


Credit

Bequest of Mrs J.R. McGregor 1944


Accession number

7431


Artist information

Bertram Mackennal

Works in the collection

17


Shown in 8 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 6 publications

Bibliography


Deborah Edwards, Bertram Mackennal: Catalogue raisonné, Sydney, 2007, (colour illus.). Artworks: Sculpture: 1900s

Deborah Edwards, Stampede of the Lower Gods: Classical Mythology in Australian Art, 'The Expatriates', pg. 3-8, Sydney, Sep 1989, 5, 63.

Deborah Edwards., Australian sculpture 1890-1919, 'Australian sculpture 1890-1919', Sydney, 1987. no catalogue numbers

Deborah Edwards, Bertram Mackennal: the fifth Balnaves Foundation Sculpture Project, ‘Adaptability and versatility’: Bertram Mackennal – an overview’, pg. 15-82, Sydney, 2007, 68, 70, 71 (colour illus., detail).

Noel Hutchinson, Early Australian sculpture, from its beginnings up to circa 1920, 'The Indigenes', Ballarat, 1977, (illus.). cat.no. 25

Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts Exhibition (1921), Glasgow, 1921. cat.no. 1; bronze; priced £100.00