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Title

Comedy and Tragedy: "Sic vita"


Artist

Sir Alfred Gilbert

England

12 Aug 1854 - 04 Nov 1934


Details


Date

1892


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

bronze


Dimensions

73.7 cm height


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1920


Accession number

761


Artist information

Sir Alfred Gilbert

Works in the collection

1


Referenced in 10 publications

Bibliography


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.