- Object: 914 x 533 x 102 mm
- Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1940
N05112 ISAAC BLESSES JACOB 1933
Inscr. ‘A.M.R. '33’ on verso b.l.
Limestone relief, 36×21×4 (91·5×53·5×10).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1940.
Exh: United Artists, R.A., January–March 1940 (2188).
The artist recalled that at the time of carving this relief she was particularly interested in Indian and Eastern sculpture, admiring ‘its wonderful richness and flow of design and form’. The subject was conceived and executed in a style incorporating these qualities.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II