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An image of Comedy and Tragedy: "Sic vita" by Sir Alfred Gilbert

Sir Alfred Gilbert

(England 12 Aug 1854 – 04 Nov 1934)

Title
Comedy and Tragedy: "Sic vita"
Year
1892
Media category
Sculpture
Materials used
bronze
Dimensions

73.7 cm height

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1920
Accession number
761
Location
19th c European art
Bibliography (10)

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales picturebook, Sydney, 1972, 39 (colour illus.).

Susan Beattie, The New Sculpture, London, 1983, 162. Tate version illus.

Richard Dorment, Alfred Gilbert, London, 1986. cats 23, 24

Richard Dorment, Victorian High Renaissance, 1978-1979, 180. no 97 a,b

Lavinia Handley-Read, Apollo, 'Alfred Gilbert: a new assessment', London, 22-27 (illus.). vol. 169

Joseph Hatton, The Art Journal, 'Alfred Gilbert', London, 1903, 11-12 (illus.).

Noel Hutchinson, (unknown). note on Comedy and Tragedy

Peter Laverty (Editor), Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, Sydney, Jan 1972, (illus.).

Isabel McAllister, Alfred Gilbert, London, 1929, 88.

M.H. Spielmann, British sculpture and sculptors of today, 1901, 78.