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Title

Portrait bust of Mrs Gerald Marr Thompson


Artist

Emile Leysalle

France, Australia

1847 - post 1902


About

Eleanor Lucy Thomson (neé Cole) was the wife of Sydney University's Dean of Music and Art and critic for the 'Sydney Morning Herald', Gerald Marr Thompson.


Details


Place where the work was made

Sydney New South Wales Australia


Date

1892


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

terracotta


Dimensions

59.2 x 42.5 x 30.0 cm :

base; 21.5 x 21.5 cm; base attached to work - information for display purposes only


Signature & date

Signed and dated below right shoulder on support, incised "Emile Leÿsalle/ Sydney 1892".


Credit

Gift of Mr H. Cole 1972


Location

Not on display


Accession number

75.1972


Artist information

Emile Leysalle

Works in the collection

1


Place

Where the work was made
Sydney

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Deborah Edwards., Australian sculpture 1890-1919, 'Australian sculpture 1890-1919', Sydney, 1987, (illus.). no catalogue numbers; not paginated

Deborah Edwards, Presence & absence: portrait sculpture in Australia, Canberra, 2003, 22, 23 (colour illus.), 82. cat.no. 47

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Art Society's exhibition', pg. 3, Sydney, 17 Aug 1893, 3.