Sir William Reid Dick Androdus 1919

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Artwork details

Artist
Title
Androdus
Date 1919
Medium Bronze
Dimensions Object: 203 x 203 x 152 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1919
Reference
N03449
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N03449 ANDRODUS 1919
 
Not inscribed.
Bronze mask, 8×8×6 (20×20×15).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1919.
Exh: R.A., 1919 (1538).

The sitter was a model. Originally the whole head was modelled and cast in plaster, probably in 1914 or just after the war in 1918. A fragment was cast as a mask in 1919. One other cast exists, formerly in the possession of the artist. (Information from Lady Dick, 6 February 1960.)

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I

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