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An image of Camel's head by Gerald Lewers

Gerald Lewers

(Australia 01 Jul 1905 – 09 Aug 1962)

Title
Camel's head
Other titles:
Camel
Year
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
Accession number
7662.a-b
Copyright
© Darani Lewers
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (6)

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

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.

Exhibition history (4)

Contemporary Art Society Seventh Annual Interstate Exhibition (1945), Contemporary Art Society (New South Wales), 09 Nov 1945–29 Nov 1945

110 Years of Australian Art, Blaxland Gallery, Sydney, Sep 1950 -

A retrospective exhibition of Australian painting, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 Sep 1953–25 Oct 1953

Twentieth century Australian masterworks from the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Fred Williams Pilbara series from the collection of CRA Limited, Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, 04 Oct 1985–06 Nov 1985