circa 1934-circa 1945
26.8 x 30.0 x 22.3 cm head; 32.2 x 30.0 x 22.3 cm overall :
a - head, 26.8 x 30 x 22.3 cm, head
b - base, 5.4 x 23.5 x 17 cm, base
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Not on display
© Darani Lewers
Shown in 6 exhibitions
Contemporary Art Society Seventh Annual Interstate Exhibition (1945), Contemporary Art Society (New South Wales), 09 Nov 1945–29 Nov 1945
110 Years of Australian Art, Blaxland Gallery, Sydney, Sep 1950 -
A retrospective exhibition of Australian painting, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 Sep 1953–25 Oct 1953
Twentieth century Australian masterworks from the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Fred Williams Pilbara series from the collection of CRA Limited, Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, 04 Oct 1985–06 Nov 1985
Sydney 6 - Abstract artists: Hinders, Lewers, Plates, 1940s-1970s, Newcastle Art Gallery, Newcastle, 09 May 2015–02 Aug 2015
Emu Island - Modernism in place, Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest, Emu Plains, 26 Aug 2017–26 Nov 2017
Referenced in 7 publications
Our Art Critic., The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Art of the Moderns. Annual show', Sydney, 09 Nov 1945, unknown. Review of CAS Annual exhibition.
Deborah Edwards, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Moderns', pg. 103-104, Sydney, 2000, 134 (colour illus.), 301.
Hal Missingham, A retrospective exhibition of Australian painting, Sydney, 1953. cat.no. 174
Barry Pearce and Patrick McCaughey, Twentieth century Australian masterworks from the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Fred Williams Pilbara Series, Tokyo, 1985, 50 (colour illus.). cat.no. 31
Dr Cassi Plate., Sydney 6 - Hinders, Lewers, Plates: abstract artists, friends, partners, siblings, 1940s-1970s, 'The universal language of abstract art', Newcastle, 2015, n.pag. (colour illus.).
WEP., Daily telegraph and daily news, 'Virtue in Modern Art', Sydney, 09 Nov 1945, unknown. Review of CAS exhibition.
Unknown (Editor), Sun, 'Art. Creative pudding, horror sauce', Sydney, 11 Nov 1945, unknown. Review of CAS exhibition. Lewers' sculptures mentioned in general.