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Title

Figure

1950


Artist

Barbara Tribe

Australia, England

20 Jun 1913 - 21 Oct 2000


About

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.


Details


Date

1950


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

mountain ash


Dimensions

83.5 x 17.5 x 17.5 cm


Signature & date

Signed and dated [?] verso, incised "Barbara Tribe. 1950.".


Credit

Bequest of Barbara Tribe 2015


Location

Not on display


Accession number

222.2015


Artist information

Barbara Tribe

Artist profile

Works in the collection

7


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


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