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Title

William Moore

1905-1906


Artist

Web Gilbert

Australia

1867 - 1925


About

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.


Details


Date

1905-1906


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

marble


Dimensions

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.


Credit

Gift of Mrs Moore 1938


Location

Not on display


Accession number

6525


Artist information

Web Gilbert

Works in the collection

3


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Deborah Edwards., Australian sculpture 1890-1919, 'Australian sculpture 1890-1919', Sydney, 1987. no catalogue numbers

Presence & absence: portrait sculpture in Australia, Canberra, 2003, 80. cat.no. 32

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.