Arthur George Walker, R.A. 1861-1936
20 1/2 inches
Christopher Wood Galleries, London [in 1980]
Exhibited: Royal Academy 1903, no. 1869
According to M. H. Spielmann's British Sculpture and Sculptors of Today, "The Thorn" full of grace and charm, with as much elegance in the pose as in the action, is probably the most completely successful of Mr. Walker's ideal statues" (p. 100, Marble version illustrated, p. 120).