b'15710811086 Monument to a Hero II . Marc Clark1089MARC CLARK (England,is widely acknowledged to be a veryALAN MCINTYRE (1913-2002),Australia, born 1923) accomplished and versatile sculptor who has created with equal assurance aTasmania Landscape,Captain James Cook, succession of commissioned memorialwatercolour,bronze maquette, works on a monumental scale and asigned and titled verso,signed and dated 1973 at base, large number of other sculptures more25 x 39cm, 53 x 68cm overall39cm tall; 7.35kg. personally conceived and motivated$120200 In 1973, Clark was commissioned toby his own powers of observation and sculpt a larger-than-life-size statue ofinvention.Lenton Parr AO. 1090Captain James Cook to stand at the$1,0002,000LEONARD LONG (1911-2013),entrance to a new development in the Melbourne suburb of Endeavour1087 I.)Through the Fog, Hills. In November 1973 the officialGAEL ELTON MAYOHarrietville, VIC,unveiling of the statue was performed(working 1970s), II.)At Lake George, by Norman Banks MBE (creator of(female nude rising), New South Wales,Carols by Candlelight and much-loved broadcaster) and he was presented withoil on panel, colour lithographs, 10/200,this maquette as a token of appreciation.signed in pencil verso, signed and titled in pencil Since 1997 the statue has occupied45 x 18cm, 52 x 24cm overall in the lower margin,a prominent position in the Fitzroy$20030066 x 85cm eachGardens near Captain Cooks cottage. $200400 PROVENANCE 1088The Banks family, by descent. IAN PURVIS (1916-2003),Marc Clark has made significantLa Mancha,contributions to the Australian Federalgouache on artists card,Parliament House Art Collection. Hissigned and dated (19)75 lower right,works in the collection include Alpha26 x 36cm, 45 x 56cm overalland Omega, Ancient Sites and$100150 '