Catalogue entry

N03959 THE INFANT CHRIST 1920–4

Not inscribed.
Bronze, 13 1/2×8 1/4×5 1/4 (34×21×13).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1924.
Exh: R.A., 1924 (1504).

Executed as a portrait of the artist's nine-month-old son, Robin, early in 1920. First exhibited with a halo as ‘The Infant Christ’ at the Royal Academy in 1924. Another, contemporary, bronze cast of this work belongs to the artist.

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