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Title

Image of 'Circe' 1893 by Bertram Mackennal


Artist

Unknown

United Kingdom


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.


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


Artist information

Unknown

Works in the collection

74