An Antique Marble Statuary Figure of a Maiden
An Antique Marble Statuary Figure of a Maiden

JOHN BELL (1811-1895)

An Antique Marble Statuary Figure of a Maiden

c. 1880 England

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Carved in white Carrara marble, in the Grecian manner, and depicting a maiden after the bath, her hair in a chignon, holding a robe, draped onto an urn, on an elliptical base, signed to the rear with the artist’s signature.
John Bell (1811- 1895) is recorded in Benezit, Volume 1, as Norfolk born, ais noted for his statue of the ‘Eagle Hunter’ situated at Waterloo; and that of the Duke of Wellinton at present on display at the Guildhall. He is noted as an exhibitor at the Royal Academy between 1832 until 1872, and the British Institution from 1837 until 1845. The Salford Museum has a figure of Omphale, Queen of Lydia, also in the Grecian manner.
Height 98.00 cm (38.58 inches)
Width 36.00 cm (14.17 inches)
Depth 28.00 cm (11.02 inches)
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Carrara Marble
signed John Bell

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