N02971 SIR W. Q. ORCHARDSON, R.A. c. 1895
Inscr. on base ‘W.Q. Orchardson R.A.’ and on left shoulder ‘E. Onslow Ford’.
Bronze, 24 1/2×12×9 (62×30·5×23), on marble base, 2 1/4×9×8 1/2 (6×23×22).
Presented by the Orchardson Memorial Committee 1914.
Exh: R.A., 1895 (1643).
Lit: M. H. Spielmann, British Sculpture and Sculptors of To-day, 1901, p.54.
Repr: Royal Academy Pictures, 1895, p.91.
Sir William Quiller Orchardson (1832–1910), painter, is represented in the Gallery by seven works. According to the entry on him in the Dictionary of National Biography N02971 is a late cast of the original bust, which belonged to Mrs Joseph.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I