London, South Kensington
25 January 2005
A PAIR OF BRONZE FIGURES OF GRENADIER GUARDS
AFTER GEORGE EDWARD WADE, CAST BY F.BARBEDIENNE, PARIS, CIRCA 1920
Shown standing in Marching Order and Battle Order respectively, on black marble plinths, each inscribed G.E.WADE GRENADIER GUARDS 1914-1918 and with lozenge-shaped Barbedienne foundry stamps
The bronzes -- 16½in. (42cm.) and 16¾in. (42.5cm.) high respectively (2)
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'The Great War', The King Street Galleries, St.James's, London, November 1991. Catalogue numbers 212 and 213.
George Edward Wade (b.1853-d.1933).
Wade exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1887 onwards. He specialised in other military subjects as well as royalty and politicians.
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