Alfred Turner
Psyche c.1918–9

Artwork details

Alfred Turner 1874–1940
Date c.1918–9
Medium Marble
Dimensions Object: 1702 x 546 x 483 mm
Acquisition Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1922
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N03630 PSYCHE c. 1919

Inscr. ‘Alfred Turner’ on left of base.
Marble, 67×21 1/2×19 (170×55×48).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1922.
Exh: R.A., 1919 (1489).
Repr: Tate Gallery Illustrations, 1928, pl.125; Kineton Parkes, The Art of Carved Sculpture, 1931, I, facing p.24; R.B.S., Modern Sculpture, 1939, p.96.

According to the Tate Gallery minutes this work was bought from a Miss Hayes, the purchaser of a number of works by Alfred Turner, but the R.A. records state that it was bought from the artist.

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

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