128.5 x 67.5 x 22.0 cm
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner below right leg of male figure, incised ".../ Jean Broome A.S.T.O./ .../ 1934".
Signed l.l. corner verso on base, incised "JEAN BROOME".
Not on display
© Estate of Jean Broome-Norton
Shown in 3 exhibitions
Stampede of the Lower Gods: Classical Mythology in Australian Art 1890's-1930's, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Oct 1989–26 Nov 1989
'This vital flesh': the sculpture of Rayner Hoff and his school, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 26 Nov 1999–16 Jan 2000
Thoroughly modern Sydney, Museum of Sydney, Sydney, 01 Jul 2006–15 Oct 2006
Referenced in 14 publications
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, 39, 41 (colour illus.), 107.
Deborah Edwards, Look, 'This vital flesh in three dimensions', pg. 14, Melbourne, Dec 1999-Jan 2000, 14 (colour illus.).
Deborah Edwards, Aspects of Art Deco in Australia: Sunrise over the Pacific, 'The new classicism: Rayner Hoff and his school', pg. 36-45, Sydney, 2001, 40 (colour illus.), 41-42.
Deborah Edwards, Stampede of the Lower Gods: Classical Mythology in Australian Art, 'The New Greece / 'Delos of a coming Sun-god's race'', pg. 31-54, Sydney, Sep 1989, 39 (illus.), 65.
Deborah Edwards, Look, Jean Broome-Norton's 'Abundance', pg. 16, Heidelberg, Nov 1987, 16 (illus.).
Deborah Edwards, Art and Australia (Vol. 24, No. 1), '"This vital flesh": the 1920s sculpture of Rayner Hoff', pg. 62-68, Sydney, Spring 1986, 64 (illus.).
Bruce James, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'Australian Collection: Painting and Sculpture', pg. 102-181, Sydney, 1999, 143 (colour illus.).
Christopher Menz, Art Deco 1910-1939, ''A growing enthusiasm for Modernity': Art Deco in Australia', pg. 406-416, London, 2003, 409 (colour illus.). illus.no. 38.4
Body culture: Max Dupain, photography and Australian culture, 1919-1939, 'Natural Selection has here created an almost new race', pg. 47-68, Mulgrave, 2004, 56 (colour illus.). NOTE: this is the plaster edition in the collection of the National Gallery of Victoria
Aspects of Australian art, Sydney, 2000, (illus.). card no. 7: Russell Drysdale 'Sunday evening' 1941
William Henry's 40 acres & the people who lived there: then and now, 'A thing of beauty', pg. 54-55, Sydney, 2000, 54, 55 (illus.).
Heritage: The national women's art book, Sydney, 1995, 79 (illus. colour). cat.no. 126.
Thoroughly modern Sydney: 1920s and 30s glamour & style, Sydney, 2006, 10. List of works.