• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5964

    Christie's Interiors

    24 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 156

    AN ENGLISH BRONZE BUST OF A WOMAN

    CIRCA 1930, AFTER GEORGE HERBERT TYSON SMITH (1883-1972)

    Price Realised  

    AN ENGLISH BRONZE BUST OF A WOMAN
    CIRCA 1930, AFTER GEORGE HERBERT TYSON SMITH (1883-1972)
    Signed on the integral plinth 'H. Tyson Smith'
    16 in. (41 cm.) high


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    Born in Liverpool, Tyson Smith executed many works in the Liverpool and Merseyside area, in particular war memorials. The Liverpool Cenotaph is arguably his most famous commission.

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