James Havard Thomas Mrs Asher Wertheimer 1907

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Artwork details

Artist
Title
Mrs Asher Wertheimer
Date 1907
Medium Marble
Dimensions Object: 775 x 565 x 381 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Asher Wertheimer 1908
Reference
N02268
On display at Tate Britain

Catalogue entry

N02268 MRS ASHER WERTHEIMER 1907

Inscr. ‘J. Havard Thomas MCMVII’ on right underside of pedestal.

Marble, 30 1/2×22 1/4×15 (77·75×56·5×38).

Presented by Asher Wertheimer 1908.

Exh: R.A., 1908 (1971), as ‘Portrait of a Lady - bust, marble’.

This bust was commissioned by the husband of the sitter, Asher Wertheimer the art dealer, in the same way as he commissioned portraits of his family from J. S. Sargent, R.A. The bust was exhibited anonymously at the Royal Academy in compliance with Asher Wertheimer's wishes. For Mrs Wertheimer see Sargent N03706.

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

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