27.0 x 28.0 x 15.0 cm
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Purchased 2000 from the collection of Stanley Cecil Chamberlain with funds provided by the 1000 Club
Not on display
Shown in 4 exhibitions
Society of Artists Annual Exhibition (1924), Education Department Gallery [Loftus Street], Sydney, 12 Sep 1924–04 Oct 1924
Sculpture of Rayner Hoff: Memorial Exhibition, David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, Sydney, 19 May 1938–04 Jun 1938
'This vital flesh': the sculpture of Rayner Hoff and his school, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 26 Nov 1999–16 Jan 2000
Parallel Visions: Twenty-two artists from the Australian collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Feb 2002–May 2003
Referenced in 5 publications
Deborah Edwards, 'This vital flesh': the sculpture of Rayner Hoff and his school, 'Australia, the new Greece: the body as nation', pg. 30-51, Sydney, 1999, 32 (colour illus.), 100-101. NOTE: this is a bronze cast of this sculpture, however, this plaster version is mentioned in cataloguing details as being in a Private Collection - see page 101
Deborah Edwards, Aspects of Art Deco in Australia: Sunrise over the Pacific, 'The new classicism: Rayner Hoff and his school', pg. 36-45, Sydney, 2001, 41.
Deborah Edwards, Art and Australia (Vol. 24, No. 1), '"This vital flesh": the 1920s sculpture of Rayner Hoff', pg. 62-68, Sydney, Spring 1986, 68 (illus.). NOTE: this is a bronze cast of the sculpture in the collection of the Art Gallery of South Australia
Liz Gibson, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'Rayner Hoff / Arthur Murch', pg. 60-71, Sydney, 2002, 144.
Sotheby's Australian and International art, including the Goldman Sachs JBWere collection of Australian art, Sydney 28 June 2005, Sydney, 2005, 137 (colour illus.). lot no. 490 is a plaster cast version of this sculpture and was exhibited in 'This vital flesh: The sculpture of Raynor Hoff and his school', AGNSW in 1999.