circa 1920 -
natural pigments on carved sandstone
41.0 x 18.0 x 16.0 cm
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Gift of Dr Ronald and Alison Fine 1994
Not on display
Where the work was made
Shown in 3 exhibitions
Gamarada, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Nov 1996–16 Feb 1997
A material thing - Objects from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 31 Aug 1998–09 Feb 1999
Presence and absence: portrait sculpture in Australia, National Portrait Gallery [Old Parliament House], Canberra, 22 Aug 2003–16 Nov 2003
Referenced in 5 publications
Deborah Edwards, Look, 'Portrait sculpture: simultaneosly the most artificial and the most "real"', pg. 29-31, Sydney, Sep 2003, 31.
Kate M Murphy, Art Monthly Australia, 'Presence & absence: Portrait sculpture in Australia at the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra', pg. 10-13, Canberra, Apr 2004, front cover (colour illus.), 2.
Deborah Edwards, Presence & absence: portrait sculpture in Australia, Canberra, 2003, 74-75, 79. cat.no. 25
Margo Neale, Yiribana: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection, Sydney, 1994, 92 (colour illus.), 136, 139. plate no. 43
Barry Pearce, Australian Collection Focus: Tom Roberts Bailed Up 1895/1927, Sydney, 1998, 11 (colour illus.).