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|Collection:||Fine Art Paintings and Sculpture|
|Date:||1877 - 1877|
|Sculptor:||Lord Frederic Leighton - View biography for Lord Frederic Leighton|
Lord Leighton is better know as a painter than as a sculptor. When he exhibited a life-size version at the Royal Academy in 1877 it caused a sensation. Its dynamic vigorous style was very different from the colder more passive Victorian work. It was considered to mark the beginning of a movement called 'The New Sculpture' which included the sculptors Alfred Gilbert (1854-1934), George Frampton (1860-1928) and Thomas Brock (1847-1922).
|Purchased from the Handley-Read Collection, 1973.|
|Production Period:||19th century|