Head of an old man
24 May 1868 - 1965
This sculpture won the Wynne Prize in 1923 and was acquired by the Gallery in 1942
59.5 x 33.3 x 29.5 cm :
base, 17.7 x 18.2 cm, plaster base attached to work - information for display purposes only
Signature & date
Signed and dated back of left shoulder, incised "GWL HIRST / 1923"
Gift of the artist 1942
Not on display
© Estate of GWL Hirst
Shown in 1 exhibition
Forty-fifth Annual Exhibition of the Royal Art Society of New South Wales (1924), Exhibition Gallery Department of Public Instruction, Sydney, Aug 1924 -
Referenced in 3 publications
Fifty years of Australian art by members of Royal Art Society 1879-1929, Sydney, 1929, 62 (illus.).
Wynne centenary 1897-1997: a selection of past winners from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 1997. not paginated
Royal Art Society of New South Wales 45th Annual Exhibition (1924), Sydney, 1924. cat.no. 209