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Title

Fat man

1940

Artist

Daphne Mayo

Australia

01 Oct 1895 - 31 Jul 1982

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  • Details

    Other Title
    The Fat Man
    Date
    1940
    Media category
    Sculpture
    Materials used
    bronze
    Dimensions
    29.0 x 9.8 x 15.0
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Purchased 1941
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    7183.a-b
    Copyright
    © Estate of Daphe Mayo
    Artist information
    Daphne Mayo

    Works in the collection

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  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 2 publications

    • Judith McKay, Daphne Mayo: let there be sculpture, 'A monumental career', pg. 16-33, Brisbane, 2011, 23, 26, 27 (colour illus.), 29, 82. NOTE: this cast is not from the collection of the AGNSW but from the QAG; pg. 26 features a colour illus. of an ink preparatory drawing (1938) for Fat man held in the Fryer Library, Queensland; the illustration on pg. 29 shows 'Fat man' on display in the 'Three sculptors' exhibition, David Jones Gallery, Sydney, 1946.

    • Sydney Ure Smith (Editor), Present day art in Australia, Sydney, 1949, 39 (colour illus.). titled 'The Fat Man'

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