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Title

Letter from Gilbert Bayes to Gother Mann

04 Dec 1915


Artist

Gilbert Bayes PRBS

England

04 Apr 1872 - 10 Jul 1953


About

Gilbert Bayes notes that he has finished the small plaster model of 'The Offerings of Peace' and that he will send this to Sydney in the hope that the trustees will approve the commission and that 'the work may go through'. He notes that he has always been interested in the horse in sculpture and that this commission, along with 'The Offerings of War' 'would give me great scope'. He has also notes that he is very pleased that the Gallery has acquire his sculpture 'The sea king's daughters'.


Details


Place where the work was made

London England


Date

04 Dec 1915


Media category

Correspondence


Materials used

ink on cream paper


Dimensions

17.5 x 11.2 cm leaf; 17.5.x 22.2 cm letter open


Signature & date

Signed l.r.corner, ink 'Gilbert Bayes' second page. Dated u.r.corner, ink '4/XII/15' first page.


Credit

National Art Archive. Art Gallery of New South Wales Institutional archive


Location

Not on display


Accession number

ARC1.61.42380


Artist information

Gilbert Bayes PRBS

Works in the collection

12


Place

Where the work was made
London