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Title

Young girl waiting for her lover

circa 1940s


Artist

Nora Nathan

Australia


Details


Place where the work was made

Cloncurry Queensland Australia


Date

circa 1940s


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

sandstone carving, coloured with natural pigments


Dimensions

13.0 x 6.0 x 11.2 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Margaret Preston 1948


Location

Not on display


Accession number

8080


Artist information

Nora Nathan

Works in the collection

2


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Edmund Capon AM, OBE, Steven Miller, Tony Tuckson, James Scougall, Mollie Gowing, Harry Messel, Craig Brush, Ronald Fine, Alison Fine, Gordon Davies, Rosalind Davies, Christopher Hodges, Helen Eager, Rosemary Gow, Sandra Phillips, Daphne Wallace and Ken Watson, Gamarada, Sydney, 1996, 11 (colour illus.).

Hetti Perkins and Ken Watson, A material thing - objects from the collection, Sydney, 1999, 1.

Hetti Perkins and Ken Watson, Aboriginal art collections: highlights from Australia's public museums and galleries, 'Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney', pg. 40-45, Sydney, 2001, 41.