Skip to content

Update from the Gallery regarding COVID-19

The Art Gallery of New South Wales is open. We are observing strict physical distancing and hygiene measures to protect the health of visitors and staff and minimise the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Read the latest visit information

Collection

All

Search

Australian art

View More:


Title

W.C. Wentworth, Sydney

1854


Artist

Thomas Woolner

United Kingdom, Australia

17 Dec 1825 - 07 Oct 1892


About

The subject of this bronze portrait medallion is William Charles Wentworth (1790-1872).


Details


Date

1854


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

bronze medallion


Dimensions

22.9 cm diam.


Signature & date

Signed and dated lower c., incised "T. Woolner. Sc 1854".


Credit

Purchased 1897


Accession number

1203


Artist information

Thomas Woolner

Works in the collection

4


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Deborah Edwards, Presence & absence: portrait sculpture in Australia, Canberra, 2003, 18, 19 (colour illus.), 88. cat.no. 95

Barry Pearce, The artist and the patron - aspects of Colonial art in New South Wales, Sydney, 1988, 46 (illus.), 48.