N01760 INDIAN RHINOCEROS 1887
Inscr. ‘R. Stark. May 87’ on base, b.r., left side of rhinoceros.
Bronze, 17×30 3/4×10 7/8 (43×78×28).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1892.
Exh: R.A., 1892 (1947).
Repr: Art Journal, 1894, p.311.
A ‘Study of a Rhinoceros’ was exhibited at the Royal Academy, 1888 (2002), but no description was given of the medium. It is possible that this was the plaster study from which N01760 was subsequently cast.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II