William Moore (1868-1937) was a Sydney journalist and art critic, who wrote the first comprehensive survey on Australian art, 'The story of Australian art: from the earliest known art of the continent to the art of today', in 1934.
35.8 x 21.0 x 18.0 cm :
base, 9 x 20.5 x 20.5 cm, marble base
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Gift of Mrs Moore 1938
Not on display
Shown in 1 exhibition
Australian sculpture 1890-1919, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Jan 1987–22 Feb 1987
Referenced in 3 publications
Deborah Edwards, Presence & absence: portrait sculpture in Australia, Canberra, 2003, 80. cat.no. 32
Deborah Edwards., Australian sculpture 1890-1919, 'Australian sculpture 1890-1919', Sydney, 1987. no catalogue numbers
William Moore, The story of Australian art from the earliest known art of the continent to the art of today (Vol. 2), Sydney, 1934, 87 (illus.). A photograph of the sculptor at work on this bust appears.