Head; Molly Macalister; 1956-1960; 24
HeadAbout this object
1982 Auckland ACAG 'Molly Macalister: a memorial exhibition.' Curator Alexa Johnston. cat. no. 24.
'Molly Macalister: a memorial exhibition.' Alexa Johnston. Auckland Art Gallery, 1982
'Molly Macalister began this portrait of her father during his last illness. Both this work and cat. 23 show Macalister colouring concrete, probably by the addition of some brick dust.' (Johnston, 1982, p19)
1956-1960Medium and Materials
CastingSubject and Association Description
Family members question whether this work represents Macalister's father. Photographs of him confirm that there is no resemblance in the facial features or the bone structure implied in the modelling of this work. There is no attributable source for the idea that he is the subject.Collection
Haydn Family CollectionObject Type
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