Hounds in Leash by Harry Bates, A.R.A. 1889. Bronze. Height 15 inches; base 27 inches. Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. Acquired from the Handley-Read Collection, 1973. According to the Fine Art Society 1968 exhibition catalogue, Bates exhibited a plaster version at the Royal Academy in 1889 and bronze one in 1891. Tate Britain has a plaster version. [Click on image to enlarge it.]

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Photograph and text by Jacqueline Banerjee, with thanks to the gallery for allowing photography. Distracting background shadows have been digitally removed.


British Sculpture 1850-1914. A loan exhibition of sculpture and medals sponsored by The Victorian Society. London: Fine Art Society, 1968. no. 7.

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