Not on display
- James Havard Thomas 1854–1921
- Object: 1613 x 552 x 600 mm
- Purchased 1949
N06031 CASSANDRA c. 1912–21
Black wax, 63 1/2×21 3/4×23 5/8 (161·25×55·25×60), including base, 2×15×17 3/8 (5×38×44).
Purchased from Matthew Thomas (Royal Academy Gift Fund) 1949.
Exh: N.E.A.C., December 1921–January 1922 (145); Leicester Galleries, April–May 1922 (55); Beaux Arts Gallery, June–July 1936 (1).
The artist's son Matthew recalled that his father worked on this statue during the last years of the 1914–18 war, but that it was not fully completed until 1921 (letter to the compiler, 18 October 1957). In the memorial exhibition catalogue it is dated 1912–20.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II