22 September 1999,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 368
GBP 200 - GBP 300
A Victorian white-painted plaster library bust of Archdeacon Hare
Inscribed and dated to the front ARCHEDEACON HARE 1861 and signed to the side T. WOOLWER SC.
25in. (64cm.) high
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Sold together with a letter from A Montagu Butler to Mr Maurice suggesting that Woolwer be employed to execute a bust of Archdeacon Hare for Trinity College Library; and another from A Montagu Butler to Mrs Hare thanking her for her agreement.
The artists name should be Woolner not Woolwer
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