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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

England

  • 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
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Unknown

    Works in the collection

    81

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  • 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.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    London

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