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Title

Birth of Venus

(1944)


Artist

Lyndon Dadswell

Australia

18 Jan 1908 - 07 Jan 1986


Details


Date

(1944)


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

copper


Dimensions

96.7 x 44.5 x 31.8 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1944


Location

Not on display


Accession number

7422


Artist information

Lyndon Dadswell

Works in the collection

10


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 7 publications

Bibliography


Sarah Couper, Look, 'From Mars to Venus', Sydney, Jul 2017-Aug 2017, 68 (colour illus.).

Deborah Edwards, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Classical allusions', pg. 135-136, Sydney, 2000, 147 (colour illus.), 300.

Deborah Edwards, 'This vital flesh': the sculpture of Rayner Hoff and his school, 'Australia, the new Greece: the body as nation', pg. 30-51, Sydney, 1999, 40, 47 (illus.), 107.

Deborah Edwards, Stampede of the Lower Gods: Classical Mythology in Australian Art, Sydney, Sep 1989, 65.

David P. Millar., Project 27: Lyndon Dadswell, 'Lyndon Dadswell', Sydney, 1978, not paginated. cat.no. 5

Barry Pearce, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'Australian', pg. 13-35, Sydney, 1988, 27.

Sydney Ure Smith (Editor), Present day art in Australia, Sydney, 1949, 27 (illus.).