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Title

Salome

(circa 1895)


Artist

Bertram Mackennal

Australia, England, France

12 Jun 1863 - 10 Oct 1931


Details


Date

(circa 1895)


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

bronze statuette


Dimensions

27.5 x 13.5 x 8.8 cm sculpture; 4.3 x 8.8 x 8.8 cm base; 31.8 x 13.5 x 8.8 cm overal dimensions :

base; 4.3 x 8.8 x 8.8 cm; attached to black marble base - information for display purposes only

sculpture; 27.5 x 13.5 x 8.8 cm


Signature & date

Signed left of bronze base, incised "B MACKENNAL". Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Elizabeth Finley 1979


Accession number

198.1991.a-b


Artist information

Bertram Mackennal

Artist profile

Works in the collection

15


Shown in 8 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 21 publications

Bibliography


Michael Barden, Australian Journal of Philately, 'Sir Edgar Bertram MacKennal, KCVO (1863-1931): Australian Sculptor, Medal and Stamp Designer', pg. 15-18, Melbourne, Sep 2008, 17 (colour illus.). NOTE: Sculpture reproduced was from the Art Gallery of WA collection.

Juliet Peers, Art and Australia (Vol. 25, No. 2), 'Angles, Harlots and Nymphs: Some themes in Australian Allegorical sculpture', pg 214, Sydney, Summer 1987, 214.

J Washington., Renaissance references in Australian Art, 'Bertram Mackennal', Melbourne, 1985.

Unknown, Christie's Australia - Australian, International and European painting. Sydney: 30 November 2004, Sydney, 2004, (colour illus.). lot 49

Sotheby's London (Editor), Sotheby's London: European sculpture and works of art 1900, England, 05 Jul 2000, (colour illus.). lot 164

Unknown, Sotheby's Sydney: Fine Australian and International Paintings, 15 August 2000, Sydney, 2000, (colour illus.). lot 215

Editor Unknown (Editor), Christie's Australia - Australian pictures and sculpture. Melbourne, 11 April 1990, South Yarra, Apr 1990, (colour illus.). lot 122

Sotheby's London (Editor), Sotheby's London: 19th and 20th century sculpture, England, 30 Mar 1990, (colour illus.). lot 103

Unknown, Sotheby's Melbourne: Bronzes and sculptures (13 November 1989), Melbourne, 1989. lot 146

Deborah Edwards, Australian sculpture 1890-1919, Sydney, 1987.

Deborah Edwards, Bertram Mackennal: the fifth Balnaves Foundation Sculpture Project, Sydney, 2007, 47, 114, 115 (colour illus.),.

Unknown, The New Sculpture in Australia : Australian art nouveau sculpture 1880-1920, Victoria, 1987.

Unknown, The New Sculpture, London, 1983, 247.

Editor Unknown, The Australasian antique collector (no. 20), Sydney, 1980, 51 (illus.).

Unknown, Nineteenth and twentieth century Australian art, 12 July-18 August 1979: a joint exhibition, Victoria, 1979, 35 (illus.).

Sotheby's London (Editor), Sotheby's London, London, 17 Dec 1975, (colour illus.). lot 27

Unknown, Winter exhibition (1975), Melbourne, 1975, (illus.). cat.no. 22

Alan McCulloch (Editor), Encyclopedia of Australian art, Melbourne, 1968, 455 (illus.).

Macquarie Galleries, Exhibition of bronzes by Sir Bertram Mackennal K.C.V.O, Sydney, 1926. cat.no. 18; bronze

Unknown, Bertram Mackennal: A career, Cremorne, 2004, 159-161.

Deborah Edwards, Bertram Mackennal: Catalogue raisonné, Sydney, 2007. Artworks: Sculpture: 1890s; Note: references sculpture in Art Gallery of Western Australia collection.