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Barbara Tribe working on 'Idol' 1931

1931


Artist

World Photographer

Australia


About

In 1930, after completing her two-year intermediate art course at East Sydney Technical College, Barbara Tribe was selected by sculptor Rayner Hoff to enter his three year sculpture diploma course at the college. Hoff ran his sculpture course in the tradition of the master-pupil studio workshop, and he both influenced and promoted his students' work. Tribe's class was made up of predominantly female students, including Jean Broome, Anita Aarons, Liz Blaxland, Helen Brett, Treania Smith, Marjorie Fletcher, Nan Godfrey and Beth McDonald. This photograph shows Tribe at the college working on her sculpture 'Idol'.


Details


Place where the work was made

East Sydney Sydney New South Wales Australia


Date

1931


Media category

Photograph


Materials used

gelatin silver photograph


Dimensions

20.3 x 15.3 cm image/sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

National Art Archive. Gift of John Schaeffer and the Barbara Tribe Foundation 2009


Location

Not on display


Accession number

ARC277.6.10


Artist information

World Photographer

Works in the collection

2


Place

Where the work was made
East Sydney

Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Patricia McDonald, Barbara Tribe: sculptor, North Ryde, 2000, 13. illustrated