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Title

Letter from Gilbert Bayes to Gother Mann

23 July 1915

Artist

Gilbert Bayes

England

04 Apr 1872 – 10 Jul 1953

Alternate image of Letter from Gilbert Bayes to Gother Mann by Gilbert Bayes
Alternate image of Letter from Gilbert Bayes to Gother Mann by Gilbert Bayes
Alternate image of Letter from Gilbert Bayes to Gother Mann by Gilbert Bayes
  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    London England
    Date
    23 July 1915
    Media category
    Correspondence
    Materials used
    blue ink on grey paper
    Dimensions
    17.6 x 11.2 leaf; 17.6 x 22.4 letter open
    Signature & date

    Signed l.r.corner, ink "Gilbert Bayes' last page. Dated u.r.corner, ink '23/VII/1915' first page.

    Credit
    National Art Archive. Art Gallery of New South Wales Institutional archive
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    ARC1.61.42189
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Gilbert Bayes

    Works in the collection

    17

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  • About

    Gilbert Bayes writes about his commission for 'The Offerings of War' and 'The Offerings of Peace'. He hopes that photographs of the Elgin frieze is sufficient for the trustees 'as I am sure you will understand that a sculptor likes to be as free as possible to make slight alterations and modifications as the larger work progresses'. However, he agrees to make some adjustments to one of the works as he 'understands the position with a large board'.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    London

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