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Title

Head

circa 1985

Artist

Matthew Gilbert

Australia

circa 1920 -

Language group

Yawuru, Kimberley region

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  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    La Grange Western Australia Australia
    Date
    circa 1985
    Media category
    Sculpture
    Materials used
    natural pigments on carved sandstone
    Dimensions
    33.1 x 17.5 x 13.0 cm
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Gift of Dr Ronald and Alison Fine 1994
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    453.1994
    Artist information
    Matthew Gilbert

    Works in the collection

    10

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    La Grange

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 3 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 3 publications

    • Edmund Capon AM, OBE, Steven Miller, Tony Tuckson, James Scougall, Mollie Gowing, Harry Messel, Craig Brush, Ronald Fine, Alison Fine, Gordon Davies, Rosalind Davies, Christopher Hodges, Helen Eager, Rosemary Gow, Sandra Phillips, Daphne Wallace and Ken Watson, Gamarada, Sydney, 1996, 68, 69 (colour illus.).

    • Deborah Edwards, Presence & absence: portrait sculpture in Australia, Canberra, 2003, 74-75, 79. cat.no. 25

    • Deborah Edwards, Look, 'Portrait sculpture: simultaneosly the most artificial and the most "real"', pg. 29-31, Sydney, Sep 2003, 31.

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