N04480 SEA LION 1929
Inscr. ‘Richard Garbe 1929’ on back of base.
Verde di Prato, 29 3/4×21 3/4×9 1/4 (75.5×55.5×23.5); part of the stone at lower right has broken off.
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1929.
Exh: R.A., 1929 (1527).
Lit: Kineton Parkes, The Art of Carved Sculpture, 1, 1931, p.41; Herbert Maryon, Modern Sculpture, 1933, p.231, repr. pl.1.
Repr: National Gallery, Millbank [Tate Gallery], Review of the Acquisitions, 1927–29, 1930, p.40.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I