War & Peace

PROJECT DATE : 10TH SEP 2018
project
War & Peace
client
Art Gallery NSW
services
Object and Outdoor Heritage

The offerings of war, the offerings of peace

The fine bronze equestrian figures known as ‘Offerings of War’ and ‘Offerings of Peace’ that front the Art Gallery of NSW were designed by Gilbert Bayes in the 1920s.

Treatment

ICS were commissioned to undertake a complete conservation of the bronzes including stabilising minor areas of corrosion and applying a protective wax coating.

Download a PDF

project
War & Peace
client
Art Gallery NSW
services
Object and Outdoor Heritage
'War' During Treatment
'War' After Treatment

More Projects Like This One

Central Station Melocco Room

Overview A fire at Sydney’s Central Station was the impetus for the restoration and conservation of this marvellous mid-century Melocco Brothers artwork. The impressive wrap-around wall relief depicts the history of transportation above travertine walling and a beautiful terrazzo floor map of Australia. The Melocco Room is now open to the public. The Melocco Brothers – Pietro (Peter), Antonio and...

Il Porcellino

Overview This beloved sculpture of a wild boar – with a snout polished gold by visitors – is an exact replica of one by Italian artist Pietro Tacca, which has been on display in Florence since c. 1633. Located in...

Winged Victory

Royal Botanical Gardens Statuory