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., Australian sculpture 1890-1919, 'Australian sculpture 1890-1919', Sydney, 1987. no catalogue numbers
Deborah Edwards, Presence & absence: portrait sculpture in Australia, Canberra, 2003, 80. cat.no. 32
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.