22 Aug 1869 - 07 Feb 1948
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.
9.2 x 14.0 cm
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l. cnr, incised "DORA OHLFSEN../ 1910".
Shown in 2 exhibitions
Referenced in 1 publication
Deborah Edwards., Australian sculpture 1890-1919, 'Australian sculpture 1890-1919', Sydney, 1987. no catalogue numbers