N04841 THE HAND 1936
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.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II