Alfred Turner

The Hand

1936

Artist
Alfred Turner 1874–1940
Medium
Marble
Dimensions
Object: 940 x 838 x 457 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1936
Reference
N04841

Not on display

Catalogue entry

N04841 THE HAND 1936

Not inscribed.
Bianco del mare, 37×33×18 (94×84×46).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1936.
Exh: R.A., 1936 (1509).

The group represents a pair of lovers, the girl laying her hand on the boy's chest. The artist's daughter Winifred wrote (6 March 1962) that the hand represents the Hand of Fate.

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

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