London, South Kensington
11 February 2004
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
A BRONZE MODEL 'AN OFFERING TO HYMEN'
AFTER SIR ALFRED GILBERT, LATE 19TH CENTURY
The foliate offering in the figures hands lacking
11 3/8in. (28.8cm.) high
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Gilbert first exhibited this model at the Grosvenor Gallery in 1886. COMPARATIVE LITERATURE: Susan Beatie The New Sculpture, Yale, 1983. Plate 134, page 143.
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