Frank Dobson
Susanna c.1925

Artwork details

Frank Dobson 1888–1963
Date c.1925
Medium Bronze
Dimensions Object: 584 x 415 x 350 mm, 32.2 kg
Acquisition Presented by the Contemporary Art Society 1939
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N05040 SUSANNA c. 1925
Inscr. ‘Dobson ⅓’ on base.
Bronze, 23×16×13 (58×41×33).
Presented by the Contemporary Art Society 1939.
Coll: Purchased by the C.A.S. from an unrecorded source (probably the artist) 1926.
Repr: Stanley Casson, Artists at Work, 1933, p.36; Earp, 1945, pl.5 (the plaster), as of 1923; John Russell, From Sickert to 1948, 1948, pl.85.

Another bronze is in the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, U.S.A., and a third is in the National Museum of Wales, Cardiff. A clay for the bronze is reproduced in Mortimer, 1926, pl.10, and dated 1925.

The name has sometimes been spelt ‘Susannah’.

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

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