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Title

Image of a small bronze version of the sculpture 'Phoebus driving the horses of the sun' 1912-24 by Bertram Mackennal for Australia House, London

circa 1912-1924

Artist

Unknown

England

  • Details

    Date
    circa 1912-1924
    Media category
    Photograph
    Materials used
    gelatin silver photograph
    Dimensions
    12.0 x 18.4 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
    ARC354.2.2
    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.

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