SALOMÉ, c.1895

Important Australian and International Fine Art + Important Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
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BERTRAM MACKENNAL

(1863 – 1931)
SALOMÉ, c.1895

bronze

28.5 cm height

signed at base: B. MACKENNAL
inscribed at base: LONDON / SALOME
stamped inside base with E. Gruet Jeune Paris foundry mark

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 20,000
Provenance

Jennmaur Gallery, San Francisco, USA
Private collection, Sydney

Exhibited

Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London, May 1897, cat. 2053 (another example)
Bertram Mackennal sculpture from the Stawell Gallery, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, February 1901 (another example)
Bertram Mackennal Retrospective Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 17 August – 4 November 2007; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 30 November 2007 – 24 February 2008 (another example, lent by the Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth)

Literature

Edwards, D., Bertram Mackennal: The Fifth Balnaves Foundation Sculpture Project, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2007, pp. 5, 115 (illus., other examples)