Bayes, Gilbert

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Artist; Sculptor
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Gilbert Bayes was an English sculptor who created the bronze equestrian sculptures found on either side of the entrance to the Art Gallery of New South Wales. He was also responsible for several of the relief panels on the front facade of the building.

sculptor, did the pair of large bronze equestrian sculptures flanking the hexastyle temple portico with engaged columns of the AGNSW: The Offerings of Peace (lhs) and The Offerings of War (rhs). On the right of the former is inscribed '“The Real and Lasting Victories”/ Gilbert Bayes England/ 1923’; on the front is 'The Offerings of Peace’ and on the left is '“are those of Peace not War”/ A.B. Burton/ Thames Ditton/ London. On latter has “AND LET JUSTICE & MERCY GROW” (right), 'The Offerings of War’ (centre) and '“that our house may stand forever”/ Gilbert Bayes 1923/ London’. The first of the metal relief panels on the gallery facade (completed March 1902, when the 'topmost stone of this edifice’ was laid by the Minister of Public Education) was by 'Gilbert Bayes Sc 1906’ – 'Assur. Natsir. Pal. King of Assyria’. The other panels are: (2) 'Queen Hatasu of Egypt’ [by] 'Countess Feodora Gleichen Sc. 1906’; (3) 'Phryne before Praxiteles’ [by] 'Percival Ball Sc. 1900’; and (4) 'Augustus at Nimes’ [by] 'W. Reid Dick R.A. Sc 1931’. The remaining spaces are blank. The names incribed around the building begin with Andrea del Sarto and end with

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  • fl. c.1902 - c.1923

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Design and Art Australia Online

  • Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • (see also) The Offerings of War
  • (see also) The Offerings of Peace

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  1. Modelling for sculpture : a book for the beginner / by Gilbert Bayes
    Bayes, Gilbert
    [ Book : 1900-1992 ]
    At 4 libraries
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  2. Modelling for sculpture / Gilbert Bayes
    Bayes, Gilbert
    [ Book : 1900 ]
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  1. [Gilbert Bayes : Art & Artist Files (International)]
    Bayes, Gilbert, 1872-1953
    [ Published : 1900 ]
    At Nat Gall Aus Res
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    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 9 June 1967 [Issue No.62] p 2027

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  1. Gilbert Bayes : sculptor 1872-1953 / Louise Irvine & Paul Atterbury
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