Portrait bust of Mrs Gerald Marr Thompson
1847 - post 1902
Eleanor Lucy Thomson (neé Cole) was the wife of Sydney University's Dean of Music and Art and critic for the 'Sydney Morning Herald', Gerald Marr Thompson.
59.2 x 42.5 x 30.0 cm :
base, 21.5 x 21.5 cm, base attached to work - information for display purposes only
Signature & date
Signed and dated below right shoulder on support, incised "Emile Leÿsalle/ Sydney 1892".
Gift of Mr H. Cole 1972
Not on display
Where the work was made
Shown in 2 exhibitions
Australian sculpture 1890-1919, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Jan 1987–22 Feb 1987
Presence and absence: portrait sculpture in Australia, National Portrait Gallery [Old Parliament House], Canberra, 22 Aug 2003–16 Nov 2003
Referenced in 3 publications
Deborah Edwards, Presence & absence: portrait sculpture in Australia, Canberra, 2003, 22, 23 (colour illus.), 82. cat.no. 47
Deborah Edwards., Australian sculpture 1890-1919, 'Australian sculpture 1890-1919', Sydney, 1987, (illus.). no catalogue numbers; not paginated
Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Art Society's exhibition', pg. 3, Sydney, 17 Aug 1893, 3.