N02266 DIANA WOUNDED c. 1907
Inscr. ‘MacKennal’ on left side of base.
Marble, 58×32 1/4×24 1/2 (147·5×82×62).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1908.
Exh: (?) R.A., 1907 (1841), as ‘Diana Wounded’; R.A., 1908 (1974), as ‘Diana’.
Lit: Eric G. Underwood, A Short History of English Sculpture, 1933, pp.125–6, repr.pl.33.
Repr: Art Journal, 1908, p.169; Royal Academy Pictures, 1908, p.141.
A small version in bronze was exhibited at the R.A., 1906 (1648), and again in the Summer Exhibition, Second Portion, New Gallery, 1909 (195); it is reproduced in Art Journal, 1909, p.255. The exhibit at the R.A. in 1907 was probably the plaster from which was made the marble exhibited the following year.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II
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