N03188 MOTHER AND CHILD c. 1905–10
Inscr. ‘CR’ in monogram l. back of seat.
Bronze, 9×3 1/4×4 7/8 (25×9×12), on a wooden base, 2 1/2×4 3/4×6 (7×11×15).
Presented by the Contemporary Art Society 1917.
Coll: Presented to the C.A.S. by a member of the Committee 1911.
Exh: (?) C.A.S., First Public Exhibition in London, Goupil Gallery, April 1913 (157), as ‘Bronze Statuette’.
Ricketts began working as a sculptor about 1905, obviously under the influence of Rodin, who became President of the International Society in 1904.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II