Frank Dobson The Earl of Oxford and Asquith 1921

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Artwork details

Artist
Frank Dobson 1888–1963
Title
The Earl of Oxford and Asquith
Date 1921
Medium Bronze on marble base
Dimensions Object: 330 x 203 x 229 mm, 9.3 kg
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Viscount D'Abernon 1930
Reference
N04550
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N04550 THE EARL OF OXFORD AND ASQUITH 1921
 
Not inscribed.
Bronze, 13×8×9 (33×20×23), on black marble base.
Presented by the Viscount D'Abernon 1930.
Exh: Leicester Galleries, November 1921 (172).

Another cast is in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, and a third was reproduced by Earp, 1945, pl.6, as belonging to Mrs Hilda Harrison.

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith (1852–1928), Liberal Prime Minister. For another portrait bust of him see Lady Kennet, No.4467.

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

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