London, South Kensington
15 March 2001
A pearlware table base group of Romulus and Remus
the infants modelled suckling the recumbent she-wolf, before a flowering bocage, on a mound above a table base moulded with a hound flanked by floral swags, circa 1825 (some restoration and replacement) -- 20.5cm. high
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Cf. Pat Halfpenny, English Earthenware Figures 1740-1840 (1991), p. 232. for another example.
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Offered to benefit a new scholarship initiative from Bennington College, this work distils the unique form of abstraction for which the artist would become famous
Ahead of the sale of portraits of four different muses, we focus on the women the artist came to depend on so passionately