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Barbara Tribe with her work 'Bacchanalia' 1934, at East Sydney Technical College

1934


Artist

Unknown

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. Produced after the course but while Tribe worked part-time teaching art at the college, 'Bacchanalia' 1934 was included in an exhibition of her plaster sculptures at Anthony Hordern's Fine Art Gallery. The exhibition was reviewed favourably in the press, and 'Bacchanalia' was singled out for its 'masterly feeling for cumulative design and rhythm'. Tribe left 'Bacchanalia' along with several other student works at the college for safekeeping when she travelled to London in 1935. Most of these works, including 'Bacchanalia' have since disappeared.


Details


Place where the work was made

East Sydney Sydney New South Wales Australia


Date

1934


Media category

Photograph


Materials used

gelatin silver photograph


Dimensions

15.5 x 20.3 cm image; 16.7 x 21.6 cm 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

ARC277.6.8


Artist information

Unknown

Works in the collection

730


Place

Where the work was made
East Sydney

Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Patricia McDonald, Barbara Tribe: sculptor, North Ryde, 2000, 18. illustrated