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Title

Retaliation

1878


Artist

Charles Birch

England

28 Sep 1832 - 16 Oct 1893


Details


Date

1878


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

bronze


Dimensions

253.0 cm height


Signature & date

Signed and dated back of base, "C.B.Birch .../ 1878...".


Credit

Purchased 1880


Accession number

3252


Artist information

Charles Birch

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


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."