Robert Stark

Indian Rinoceros

1887

Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
Object: 432 x 781 x 276 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1892
Reference
N01760

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