- Object: 840 x 430 x 500 mm
- Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1929
N04478 THE LITTLE APPLE c. 1927
Stone, 32 1/2×17×20 (82·5×43×51).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist's widow through the Leicester Galleries 1929.
Exh: R.A., 1927 (1429); Leicester Galleries, January 1929 (10); R.A., Late Members, winter 1933 (581).
Lit: Connoisseur, LXXVIII, 1927, p. 188; Kineton Parkes, The Art of Carved Sculpture, 1931, I, pp.94–5, repr.
Repr: Royal Academy Illustrated, 1927, p.125; Studio, XCIII, 1927, p.424.
The artist's last important carving.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II