Head of Edward Nelson; Molly Macalister; 1947; 13

From

Molly Macalister, sculptor

Name/Title

Head of Edward Nelson

About this object

Exhibited
1955 Auckland ACAG "new Zealand Contemporary Sculpture" (bronze cast)
1958 Auckland "CAS North Shore" cat. no. 116 N.F.S. (bronze cast)
1982 Auckland ACAG 'Molly Macalister: a memorial exhibition.' Curator Alexa Johnston. cat. no. 13

Reference
'Molly Macalister: a memorial exhibition.' Alexa Johnston. Copyright Auckland Art Gallery, 1982

'This work and the "Head of Digby Nelson" (cat. No. 14) were commissioned by the present owners. Molly Macalister produced the painted plaster casts, but a few years later both heads were cast in bronze by Alan Ingham.' (Johnston, 1982, p17)

Maker

Molly Macalister

Maker Role

Artist

Date Made

1947

Medium and Materials

Bronze

Inscription and Marks

Inscribed on base: MACALISTER '47

Technique

Casting

Measurements

310 mm

Collection

Private Collection

Object Type

Sculpture

Object number

13

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