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Title

Image of 'Circe' 1893 by Bertram Mackennal

Artist

Unknown

England

  • Details

    Media category
    Photograph
    Materials used
    colour photograph
    Dimensions
    15.0 x 10.4 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
    ARC354.6.1
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Unknown

    Works in the collection

    81

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  • About

    The life-size version of Bertram Mackennal's controversial masterpiece of the classical femme fatale, Circe, was first exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1893. Mackennal received an Honourable Mention and gained much praise and recognition for the work.

    'Circe' 1893 was acquired by the National Gallery of Victoria in 1910. The Art Gallery of New South Wales has in its collection a statuette version of the work, dated circa 1902 - circa 1904.

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