Sir W. Hamo Thornycroft, R. A. (1850-1925)
Insc. "Hamo Thornycroft 1881."
Height 30 1/2 inches
Reduction of original life-size plaster exhibited R.A., 1881, and in bronze, R.A. 1882 (Chantrey Purchase)
Exhibited: R.A., 1889; The Fine Art Society, 1902
The pioneering 1968 Fine Art Society exhibition, British Sculpture 1850-1914, included a slightly smaller bronze version (26 1/2inches) from The Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston.]
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