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Title

A young Australian

1930
cast 1931


Artist

Daphne Mayo

Australia

01 Oct 1895 - 31 Jul 1982


Details


Dates

1930
cast 1931


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

bronze, marble


Dimensions

43.0 x 35.2 x 18.1 cm figure; 51.0 x 35.2 x 18.1 cm overall :

a - figure, 43 x 35.2 x 18.1 cm, figure

b - base, 8 x 17.8 x 11.7 cm, base


Signature & date

Signed and dated left on back, incised "D MAYO/ 1930".


Credit

Purchased 1930


Location

Not on display


Accession number

701.a-b


Artist information

Daphne Mayo

Works in the collection

6


Shown in 6 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 7 publications

Bibliography


Isobel Crombie and Elena Taylor (Editors), Brave new world: Australia 1930s, Melbourne, 2017, 61 (colour illus.), 184.

Deborah Edwards, Presence & absence: portrait sculpture in Australia, Canberra, 2003, 62 (colour illus., detail), 63, 64, 83. cat.no. 55

Deborah Edwards, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Classical allusions', pg. 135-136, Sydney, 2000, 136, 140 (colour illus.), 301.

Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. cat.no. 166 [Sculpture in Gallery No. 2]

Judith McKay, Daphne Mayo: let there be sculpture, 'A monumental career', pg. 16-33, Brisbane, 2011, 22, 23 (caption), 24 (colour illus.), 36, 76, 82.

Sydney Ure Smith (Editor), Art of Australia 1788-1941, New York, 1941, 49. cat.no. 131

John Young and Henry Gibbons, The Sydney Art School retrospective exhibition 1890-1933, Sydney, 1933. cat.no. 347