Alfred Turner

The Hand

1936

Not on display
Artist
Alfred Turner 1874–1940
Medium
Marble
Dimensions
Object: 940 x 838 x 457 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1936
Reference
N04841

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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