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Title

Image of plaster cast of the sculpture 'Phoebus driving the horses of the sun' 1912-24 by Bertram Mackennal for Australia House, London


Artist

Unknown

United Kingdom


About

In 1912 Bertram Mackennal was appointed to a committee to oversee plans for the new Australia House in the Strand, London. He and fellow sculptor, Harold Parker, were commissioned to create exterior sculptures for the building. Mackennal's work, 'Phoebus driving the horses of the sun' was deferred during World War One, and finally installed on the pediment of Australia House in 1924.


Details


Place where the work was made

London England


Media category

Photograph


Materials used

copy print of a gelatin silver photograph


Dimensions

29.4 x 22.0 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

National Art Archive. Gift of the artist's granddaughter, Pauline Kraay, 2012


Location

Not on display


Accession number

ARC354.2.1


Artist information

Unknown

Works in the collection

74


Place

Where the work was made
London