N03220 The Critic 1916
Inscribed 'C. Web. Gilbert | 1916' on l. side of base
White marble, 15 7/8 x 10 x 9 1/2 (40.5 x 25.5 x 23.5)
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1917
Exh: RA, London, May-August 1917 (1617); The Chantrey Collection, RA, London, January-March 1949 (376)
Repr: Art in Australia, No.3, 1917, n.p.; Graeme Sturgeon, The Development of Australian Sculpture 1788-1975 (London 1978), pl.46
A portrait of the engraver Stanley Anderson, CBE, RA, RE (1884-1966), who wrote: 'The head he clay-modelled during 1916 at his studio in Netherton Grove, Chelsea'. (Quoted in a letter from Sidney C. Hutchison, 9 May 1957).
Ronald Alley, Catalogue of the Tate Gallery's Collection of Modern Art other than Works by British Artists, Tate Gallery and Sotheby Parke-Bernet, London 1981, p.285, reproduced p.285