31 October 1996
An English bronze figure of a young woman entitled 'Call of the Sea'
Cast from a model by Charles Leonard Hartwell, Early 20th Century
The young woman standing on a rock and clutching drapery to her breast, her hand raised to her face, signed C. L. HARTWELL, on a square stepped marble plinth
The bronze: 14 7/8in. (37.8cm.) high
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The present figure, inspired by Charles Kongeley's poem entitled Call of the Sea, typifies Hartwell's fluid sculptural style.
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