Robert StarkIndian Rinoceros 1887

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Artist
Robert Stark (1853‑1931)
Title
Indian Rinoceros
Date 1887
MediumBronze
Dimensionsobject: 432 x 781 x 276 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1892
Reference
N01760
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N01760 INDIAN RHINOCEROS 1887

Inscr. ‘R. Stark. May 87’ on base, b.r., left side of rhinoceros.
Bronze, 17×30 3/4×10 7/8 (43×78×28).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1892.
Exh: R.A., 1892 (1947).
Repr: Art Journal, 1894, p.311.

A ‘Study of a Rhinoceros’ was exhibited at the Royal Academy, 1888 (2002), but no description was given of the medium. It is possible that this was the plaster study from which N01760 was subsequently cast.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II

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