• The Sunday Sale - The Collecti auction at Christies

    Sale 5934

    The Sunday Sale - The Collection of the Late Christopher Wood

    8 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 157

    GILBERT WILLIAM BAYES (1872-1953)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    GILBERT WILLIAM BAYES (1872-1953)
    St. George, He is for England, 1939
    a patinated and cold-painted bronze group on marble plinth
    inscribed to the base 'SAINT GEORGE HE IS FOR ENGLAND' and signed 'Gilbert Bayes 1939'
    23½ in. (60 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    The Gilbert Bayes Charitable Trust.


    Literature

    Louise Irvine and Paul Atterbury, Gilbert Bayes: Sculptor 1872-1953, Shepton Beauchamp, 1998, p. 174 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    London, The Royal Academy, 1940, no. 1561.