- Place where the work was made
New South Wales
- Media category
- Materials used
- bronze, marble
29.7 x 14.5 x 18.0 cm overall
a - head, 20.7 x 14.5 x 18 cm, head
b - base, 9 x 11.3 x 11.1 cm, base
- Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
- Gift of Donal and Jenny O'Donovan 1993
- Not on display
- Accession number
- © Estate of the artist
- Artist information
Works in the collection
The subject of this bronze bust is Norman McGrath, the artist's nephew and son of the architect and artist, Raymond McGrath (1903-77).
Where the work was made
Shown in 3 exhibitions
'This vital flesh': the sculpture of Rayner Hoff and his school, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 26 Nov 1999–16 Jan 2000
Presence and absence: portrait sculpture in Australia, National Portrait Gallery [Old Parliament House], Canberra, 22 Aug 2003–16 Nov 2003
Archie Plus, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 26 Sep 2020–07 Mar 2021
Referenced in 3 publications
Deborah Edwards, Presence & absence: portrait sculpture in Australia, Canberra, 2003, 83. cat.no. 53
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, 40 (colour illus.), 41, 108.
Ken Scarlett, Australian sculptors, Melbourne, 1980, 395 (illus.).