An image of E.L. Montefiore

Theo Cowan

(Australia 1868 – 1949)

E.L. Montefiore

Other titles:
E.L. Montefiore 1898, 2nd President of Trustees 1889-92
Location
Not on display
Further information

Theo Cowan modelled this commemorative portait of one of the founding trustees of the National Gallery of New South Wales from photographs and sent the work to Italy for carving.

Deborah Edwards, 'Presence & absence: portrait sculpture in Australia', National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, 2003

Year
1898
Media
Sculpture
Medium
marble
Dimensions
61.9 x 51.3 x 30.0 cm
Signature & date
Signed and dated verso, incised "THEO. COWAN SCULP 1898".
Credit
Purchased 1899
Accession number
3267