Sculptures 'Susannah' and 'Some elders' by Daphne Mayo

Mayo, Daphne, 1895-1982 (). Sculptures 'Susannah' and 'Some elders' by Daphne Mayo.

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Creator Mayo, Daphne, 1895-1982
Title Sculptures 'Susannah' and 'Some elders' by Daphne Mayo
Open Access Status Other
Year available 2018
Series Daphne Mayo Collection, UQFL119
Type image/tiff
Original Format Photograph; sepia; 22 x 16 cm.
Source Daphne Mayo Collection, UQFL119, Box 4, Folder 7, item 2
Rights Copyright expired
Formatted Abstract/Summary
The Daphne Mayo collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, artworks, tools, photographs, photographic albums, books, art exhibition catalogues, newspaper clippings, minutes, receipts, financial files, hand written notes and ephemera.

Daphne Mayo, sculptor, born in Sydney in 1895, created in Brisbane the Tattersall's Club frieze (1926), the tympanum and concert hall frieze of the new City Hall (1927-30), tympanum and Stations of the Cross for the Church of the Holy Spirit, New Farm (1929-30), Queensland Women's War Memorial, Anzac Square (1929-32), relief panels for the chapel of Mt. Thompson Crematorium (1934). In 1940-42 she completed the bronze doors for the Public Library of New South Wales. She was a co-founder of the Queensland Art Fund in 1929. She died in 1982.
Keyword Mayo, Daphne, 1895-1982 -- Archives
Sculptors -- Queensland
Sculpture, Australian -- Queensland -- 20th century
Models (Clay, plaster, etc.)
Acknowledgements Digitisation made possible from donations to the UQ Library.
Additional Notes Photograph of plaster models 'Susannah' and 'Some elders', created by Daphne Mayo circa 1942. The group of sculptures consist of Susannah, a nude female figure and the Elders, a group of three gowned male figures. The plaster model 'Susannah' measures 39.8 x 17.4 x 11.2 cm and 'Elders' measure 40 x 17.5 x 16 cm. 'Susannah' was loaned to the Queensland Art Gallery from 1975, until early 1980 when it was purchased by the Gallery and cast into bronze. A larger version was created In 1946. A cast gifted by the artist's estate to the Queensland Art Gallery in 1981 was casted in bronze in 1995. (Information from McKay, J. (1981). Daphne Mayo, sculptor. (Masters dissertation, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia). Retrieved from https://espace.library.uq.edu.au/view/UQ:368009).

Note number on plinth: 111. Photograph possibly taken at an art exhibition. The sculptures were exhibited in 1942 at the annual Society of Artists' exhibition in Sydney, and in 1946 at the Three Sculptor's exhibition in Sydney. (Information from McKay, J. (1981). Daphne Mayo, sculptor. (Masters dissertation, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia). Retrieved from https://espace.library.uq.edu.au/view/UQ:368009).

Photograph from Box 4, 'Photographs: Sydney works 1940-1960', Folder 7 Susannah and Group of Three Elders c.1942 no.108'.
Title devised by Library staff based on accompanying documentation, and referenced source.

Document type: Image
Collection: Fryer Library
 
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