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Title

Ceres

1910

Artist

Dora Ohlfsen

Australia

22 Aug 1869 – 07 Feb 1948

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  • Details

    Date
    1910
    Media category
    Sculpture
    Materials used
    bronze (relief)
    Dimensions
    9.2 x 14.0 cm
    Signature & date

    Signed and dated l.l. cnr, incised "DORA OHLFSEN../ 1910".

    Credit
    Purchased 1912
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    1207
    Copyright

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    Dora Ohlfsen

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    Works in the collection

    39

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  • About

    In the early 20th century, Dora Ohlfsen was considered one of the world’s most highly regarded sculptors of medallions.

    One of her lyrical early works is this exquisite allegorical image of Ceres. Ceres was the ancient Roman goddess of agriculture, fertility and motherhood.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

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