N01947 FATE 1904
Inscr. ‘Arthur Wardle 1904’ b.l.
Canvas, 37 1/4×58 1/4 (94×48).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1904.
Exh: R.A., 1904 (840).
A pastel study for ‘Fate’, entitled ‘Destiny’, was purchased for the Art Gallery of Perth, Western Australia, in 1907, but has since been disposed of. The picture represents an African leopard with a guinea fowl in its clutches.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II