20 Jun 1913 - 21 Oct 2000
Barbara Tribe began working with wood whilst enrolled at Regent Street Polytechnic School of Art, London, and produced works in this medium from around the mid-1940s. 'Figure' was exhibited at the Royal Academy, London, in 1951, and again in Sydney at Macquarie Galleries in 1968.
83.5 x 17.5 x 17.5 cm
Signature & date
Signed and dated [?] verso, incised "Barbara Tribe. 1950.".
Bequest of Barbara Tribe 2015
Not on display
© Barbara Tribe Foundation
Shown in 3 exhibitions
Royal Academy of Arts, 1951, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 05 May 1951–26 Aug 1951
Barbara Tribe: retrospective exhibition of sculpture, drawings and paintings:
- City Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent, England 25 Sep 1979–25 Oct 1979
- Guildford House Gallery, Guildford 04 Apr 1981–02 May 1981
Alice to Penzance, Mall Galleries, London, 19 Jul 1991–29 Jul 1991
Referenced in 5 publications
Peter Lanigan-O'Keefe., Alice to Penzance : a retrospective exhibition of the work of Barbara Tribe, F.R.B.S. Australia's most important living sculptress and the Originals Outback collection of contemporary Aboriginal paintings, 'Barbara Tribe, F.R.B.S.', London, 1991, n.pag..
Barbara Tribe: retrospective exhibition of sculpture, drawings and paintings, Guildford, 1981, n.pag. (illus.). cat.no. 2; priced £6,000
Barbara Tribe: retrospective exhibition of sculpture, drawings and paintings, Stoke-on-Trent, 1979, n.pag.. cat.no. 2; priced £6,000
The Royal Academy of Arts, 1951, London, 1951, 78. cat.no. 1188
Barbara Tribe: sculptor, North Ryde, 2000, 36, 38, 46, 62 (illus.), 88 (colour illus.), 149, 156, 158, back cover (colour illus.). plate no. 10b; pg. 62 is a black and white photograph of the work in artist's Cornwall studio