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Title

Head of an Aboriginal boy

1925


Artist

Rayner Hoff

United Kingdom, Australia

1894 - 1937


Details


Other Title

Aboriginal head


Date

1925


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

terracotta, marble


Dimensions

29.0 x 14.5 x 20.0 cm


Signature & date

Signed and dated verso on base, incised "1925/ G.RAYNER.HOFF.".


Credit

Gift of Sam and Heather Ure-Smith 2000


Location

Not on display


Accession number

59.2000


Artist information

Rayner Hoff

Artist profile

Works in the collection

14


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales Annual Report 2000, 'Year in review', pg. 8-20, Sydney, 2000, 8.

Howard Ashton, Earl of Beauchamp, Edwin Temple Smith and W Bede Dalley, Sculpture of Rayner Hoff, Sydney, 1934, 81 (illus.). titled 'Aboriginal'

Deborah Edwards, Presence & absence: portrait sculpture in Australia, Canberra, 2003, 34, 81. cat.no. 38; titled 'Head of an Aboriginal boy'

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, 50 (illus.), 101. private collection