Alfred Turner The Hand 1936

Artwork details

Artist
Alfred Turner 1874–1940
Title
The Hand
Date 1936
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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