An image of Image of 'Circe' 1893 by Bertram Mackennal

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Image of 'Circe' 1893 by Bertram Mackennal

Location
Not on display
Further information

The life-size version of Bertram Mackennal's controversial masterpiece of the classical femme fatale, Circe, was first exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1893. Mackennal received an Honourable Mention and gained much praise and recognition for the work.

'Circe' 1893 was acquired by the National Gallery of Victoria in 1910. The Art Gallery of New South Wales has in its collection a statuette version of the work, dated circa 1902 - circa 1904.

Media
Photograph
Medium
colour photograph
Dimensions
15.0 x 10.4 cm
Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.

Credit
National Art Archive. Gift of the artist's granddaughter, Pauline Kraay, 2012
Accession number
ARC354.6.1