Alfred Turner

Psyche

c.1918–9

Medium
Marble
Dimensions
Object: 1702 x 546 x 483 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1922
Reference
N03630

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