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- Materials used
- 253.0 cm height
- Signature & date
Signed and dated back of base, "C.B.Birch .../ 1878...".
- Purchased 1880
- 19th c European art
- Accession number
- Artist information
Works in the collection
Shown in 3 exhibitions
Sydney International Exhibition (1879-80), The Garden Palace, 17 Sep 1879–20 Apr 1880
Sydney International Exhibition 1879: An exhibition celebrating the Centenary of the Sydney International Exhibition, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Ultimo, 24 Sep 1979–24 Nov 1979
Archie Plus, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 26 Sep 2020–07 Mar 2021
Referenced in 5 publications
Samuel Carter Hall (Editor), The Art Journal, London, 1879, 142.
Patricia McDonald, Sydney International Exhibition 1879: An exhibition celebrating the centenary of the Sydney International Exhibition, 'Art at the Garden Palace', pg. 25-29, Sydney, 1979, 39.
Editor Unknown (Editor), The Art Journal, London, 1894, 199.
Sydney International Exhibition: Official catalogue of exhibits, Sydney, 1879, 455. cat. no. 6
Editor Unknown (Editor), The magazine of art, London, 1878, 140. engraving of the model with the inscription "The eyrie reached, with eager grasp/ He seized the callow brood/ And, reckless of maternal wrath/ The fierce assault withstood."