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Title

Modelling for sculpture. A book for the beginner

circa 1920


Artist

Gilbert Bayes PRBS

England

04 Apr 1872 - 10 Jul 1953


About

Gilbert Bayes was commissioned to make two equestrian bronzes for the National Art Gallery of New South Wales in 1916, 'The Offerings of Peace' and 'The Offerings of War'. In this book he illustrates his large plaster cast of 'The Offerings of Peace', which was exhibited in the Summer exhibition of the Royal Academy in 1918, on a chapter about plaster casting.


Details


Place where the work was made

London England


Date

circa 1920


Media category

Book


Materials used

commercially printed and bound book of 40 pages, black and white plates


Dimensions

21.4 x 14.0 cm leaf; 21.4 x 28.0 cm book open; 21.4 x 14.0 cm book closed


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

ARC2.5.15


Artist information

Gilbert Bayes PRBS

Works in the collection

12


Place

Where the work was made
London