Untitled [Nude with Arms Upraised] by Christine M. Stockdale. Bronze, 35cm high including self-base. Signed: “C. Stockdale.” Inscription: “Art Union of London 1912” (on lower self-base). Mfg: Elkington Founder (on lower self-base). Private Collection. [Click on images for larger pictures.]

This bronze nude was offered in the last year of the Art Union’s existence. It indicates that towards the end, the Art Union was working with not overly talented, but lowly paid, female artists for their sculptural offerings.

Photographs and caption by the owner. Formatting and digital removal of background by George P. Landow. You may use these images without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one.]


Last modified 29 October 2018