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Title

The Song of Brother Sun

circa 1914


Artist

Eirene Mort

Australia

17 Nov 1879 - 01 Dec 1977


Details


Date

circa 1914


Media categories

Artist's book , Drawing


Materials used

artists book: 3 folded leaves of O.W.P & A.C.L wove paper with 4 pages of calligraphy in red & black ink.


Dimensions

29.8 x 45.5 whole leaf; 31.2 x 23.4 x 0.5 cm closed book;31.2 x47 am open book


Credit

Purchased 1914


Location

Not on display


Accession number

2343


Artist information

Eirene Mort

Works in the collection

11


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Deborah Edwards and Alisa de Torres, Australian decorative arts, Sydney, 1991, 17. cat.no. 69

Gillian McCracken, Social riches: the Society of Arts and Crafts of New South Wales 1906-2006, Manly, 2006, 40.

Jackie Menzies, Project 24: Cicadas and gumnuts - the Society of Arts and Crafts 1906-1935, Sydney, 1978. cat.no. 76; Collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales