Model of a cow in wax by Brian Hatton

The artist Brian Hatton was born in Hereford and spent most of his life there, before he was killed in action aged 28 while serving in Egypt during the First World War.


11.5 × 6 × 19.5cm (4 1/2 × 2 3/8 × 7 11/16in.)
Acquired in:
Presented by:
Dr Geoffrey Vevers through The Art Fund

Hatton was considered a young painter of outstanding promise, and this model of a wax cow – his only surviving sculpture, created when he was only ten years old – shows his intuitive grasp of form.


Brian Hatton, Marjorie Hatton (artist's sister), Diana Stallard nee Hatton (artist's cousin), Dr Geoffrey Vevers (artist's third cousin)

Venue details

Hereford Museum and Art Gallery Broad Street, Hereford Herefordshire HR4 9AU 01432 260692

Entry details

Free to all

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