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Image of watercolour sketch by Eleonore Lange showing 'Seraph of light', a proposed memorial to Walter Duffield in a landscaped setting

circa 1934


Artist

Eleonore Lange

Germany, Australia

28 Oct 1893 - 20 Aug 1990


About

This photograph shows a watercolour sketch by Eleonore Lange of her ‘Seraph of light’ memorial incorporated into a landscaped setting. The ‘Seraph of Light’ was a proposed public memorial for the Canberra astronomer Dr Walter Duffield. Lange envisaged the work executed in glass, with the levered receding wings creating form through refracted light. The memorial was never completed.


Details


Date

circa 1934


Media category

Photograph


Materials used

gelatin silver photograph


Dimensions

13.0 x 19.0 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

National Art Archive. Gift of Frank Hinder 1990


Location

Not on display


Accession number

ARC109.11.7


Artist information

Eleonore Lange

Artist profile

Works in the collection

46