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Title

Head of Norman McGrath, aged three

1934


Artist

Eileen McGrath

Australia

1907 - 13 Jun 2004


About

The subject of this bronze bust is Norman McGrath, the artist's nephew and son of the architect and artist, Raymond McGrath (1903-77).


Details


Place where the work was made

Sydney New South Wales Australia


Date

1934


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

bronze, marble


Dimensions

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.


Credit

Gift of Donal and Jenny O'Donovan 1993


Location

Not on display


Accession number

231.1993.a-b


Artist information

Eileen McGrath

Works in the collection

2


Place

Where the work was made
Sydney

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


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.).