Image of plaster bust of Nellie Stewart by Dora Ohlfsen
22 Aug 1869 - 07 Feb 1948
Nellie Stewart was an Australian-born actress and singer known as Sweet Nell. This photograph shows the plaster bust which Dora Olhlfsen based on the drawings she had made of Stewart on one of her return visits to Australia. A final version of the bust was carved in pink Milanese marble.
copy print of a gelatin silver photograph
25.5 x 20.3 cm
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
National Art Archive. Gift of Dora Stanford 1995
Not on display
Shown in 1 exhibition
Dora Ohlfsen and the facade commission, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 12 Oct 2019–08 Mar 2020