The Mower

The Mower

Sir W. Hamo Thornycroft, R. A. (1850-1925)

Insc. "Hamo Thornycroft 1881."

Bronze

Height 23 inches

The Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston

In this final version — and in another sketch at the Tate — the blade is held downwards. In an earlier version in a private collection, the blade is held upwards. [British Sculpture 1850-1914, p. 33.]

  • Another cast with commentary
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