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Property from a British Private Collection

Alfred Gilbert (1854-1934)

Mother and Child

Auction Closed

July 5, 11:37 AM GMT


100,000 - 150,000 GBP

Lot Details


Alfred Gilbert (1854-1934)

British, 1876

Mother and Child

plaster, painted terracotta colour

85cm., 33½in.

Isabel McAllister (Alfred Gilbert's assistant and biographer);
bequeathed to Miss Ida Cruttwell Abbott;
Adrian Bury (Alfred Gilbert's nephew);
by descent to his nephew Air Chief Marshal Sir John Barraclough, KCB CBE DFC AFC;
Thence by descent to the present owner
A. Bury, Shadow of Eros, London 1954, pp. 7, 76, 80, pl. IV;
R. Dorment, Alfred Gilbert, New Haven and London, 1985, pp. 25-26, figs. 6-7;
R. Dorment, Alfred Gilbert: Sculptor and Goldsmith, exh. cat. Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1986, p. 99, no. 4

London, Royal Academy of Arts, Alfred Gilbert: Sculptor and Goldsmith, 1986, no. 4