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Title

Head of an old man

1923


Artist

GWL Hirst

Australia

24 May 1868 - 1965


About

This sculpture won the Wynne Prize in 1923 and was acquired by the Gallery in 1942


Details


Date

1923


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

plaster


Dimensions

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"


Credit

Gift of the artist 1942


Location

Not on display


Accession number

7171


Wynne Prize

Winner - 1923


Artist information

GWL Hirst

Works in the collection

4


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Helen Campbell, Wynne centenary 1897-1997: a selection of past winners from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 1997. not paginated

George Galway, Fifty years of Australian art by members of Royal Art Society 1879-1929, Sydney, 1929, 62 (illus.).

Royal Art Society of New South Wales, Royal Art Society of New South Wales 45th Annual Exhibition (1924), Sydney, 1924. cat.no. 209