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Title

The wood nymph Syrinx fleeing from Pan

1918


Artist

John Eldershaw

Australia

1892 - 1973


Details


Place where the work was made

Sydney New South Wales Australia


Date

1918


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

watercolour, gouache on paper


Dimensions

32.9 x 72.6


Credit

Gift of the artist through the NSW Conservatorium of Music 1963


Location

Not on display


Accession number

WA3.1963


Artist information

John Eldershaw

Works in the collection

8


Place

Where the work was made
Sydney

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Deborah Edwards, Stampede of the Lower Gods: Classical Mythology in Australian Art, 'The Antipodean Arcady / 'When Pan purloined Apollo's lyre'', pg. 8-31, Sydney, Sep 1989, 23, 64.