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Title

Camel's head

circa 1934-circa 1945


Artist

Gerald Lewers

Australia

01 Jul 1905 - 09 Aug 1962


Details


Other Title

Camel


Date

circa 1934-circa 1945


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

stone (trachyte)


Dimensions

26.8 x 30.0 x 22.3 cm head; 32.2 x 30.0 x 22.3 cm overall :

a - head; 26.8 x 30 x 22.3 cm; head

b - base; 5.4 x 23.5 x 17 cm; base


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1946


Location

Not on display


Accession number

7662.a-b


Artist information

Gerald Lewers

Works in the collection

6


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 7 publications

Bibliography


Our Art Critic., The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Art of the Moderns. Annual show', Sydney, 09 Nov 1945, unknown. Review of CAS Annual exhibition.

Deborah Edwards, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Moderns', pg. 103-104, Sydney, 2000, 134 (colour illus.), 301.

Hal Missingham, A retrospective exhibition of Australian painting, Sydney, 1953. cat.no. 174

Barry Pearce and Patrick McCaughey, Twentieth century Australian masterworks from the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Fred Williams Pilbara Series, Tokyo, 1985, 50 (colour illus.). cat.no. 31

Dr Cassi Plate., Sydney 6 - Hinders, Lewers, Plates: abstract artists, friends, partners, siblings, 1940s-1970s, 'The universal language of abstract art', Newcastle, 2015, n.pag. (colour illus.).

WEP., Daily telegraph and daily news, 'Virtue in Modern Art', Sydney, 09 Nov 1945, unknown. Review of CAS exhibition.

Unknown (Editor), Sun, 'Art. Creative pudding, horror sauce', Sydney, 11 Nov 1945, unknown. Review of CAS exhibition. Lewers' sculptures mentioned in general.