Original plaster of 'The Fount' by Frank Dobson

Dobson's sculptures were designed to express traditional allegorical and even pious ideals through the understated expression and arrangement of young women and children.

Details

Medium:
Patinated plaster
Dimensions:
Height: 165 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,000 ( Total: £7,500)
Acquired in:
2005
Vendor:
Marcus Keith-Jopp

This work was shown at two key outdoor sculpture exhibitions at Sonsbeek in 1949 and at Middelheim in 1959.

Provenance

By descent from artist.

Venue details

Henry Moore Institute 74 The Headrow, LEEDS West Yorkshire LS1 3AH 0113 234 3158 www.henry-moore.org/hmi

Entry details

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