The Boy with the Catapult
Sir William Reid Dick, RA 1878-1961
Bronze with black patina on green marble plinth
Overall height: 13 1/2 inches; bronze: 12 inches
"signed on side of base G. Reid Dick . One of the best known and most delightful of all Reid-Dick's small bronzes, illustrated in J. Cooper Romantic Bronzes, 1975, p. 98, plate 10L. Like many late Victorian and Edwardian sculptors, Reid Dick worked on numerous First World War Memorials" [Shepherd Gallery catalogue].