Alfred Drury, R.A., 1856-1944.
19 3/4 inches
"A fine bronze bust of a young girl, on bronze base. Signed 'A. Drury '96' The original marble version was bought by the Chantrey Bequest and is now in the Tate Gallery (see Spielmann, pl. 113). It was exhibited at the R.A. in 1896. Spielmann describes it as 'an exquisite studv of childhood, fine as sculpture elegant and beautiful as decoration'." (Blessed Damozel, Pl. 57).
Beattie, Plate 170, illustrates the Tate version.