Feeding the Hungry

Feeding the Hungry. Thomas Woolner. 1872. Bronze alto-relief/ From Decoration of a Memorial Fountain at Wigton to Mrs. George Moore. (Exhibited Royal Academy.) Four Acts of Mercy: Feeding the Hungry; Clothing the Naked; Visiting the Afflicted; Teaching the Ignorant. The central figure is a portrait of the artist's wife.

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Woolner, Amy . Thomas Woolner, R. A.: Sculptor and Poet. New York: E. P. Dutton, 1917, facing p. 193.

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