Left: Academy Architecture with an octagonal base and trumpet held at a different angle. [Click on photographs to enlarge them.]by Sir Alfred Gilbert, R. A. (1854-1934) Modelled 1891; bronze cast before 1909. Private collection. Right: a very similar version from a photograph in
Three details of the bronze base: Fairies, fish, and fanciful vegetation in the style of Art Nouveau.
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- Version with marble globe mounted on rectangular base
- Version with marble globe mounted on circular base
- Version with marble globe mounted on octagonal base
Academy Architecture. London: Academy Architecture, 1897 [?]. Internet Archive version of a copy in the University of Toronto Library. Web. 25 May 2013.
Alfred Gilbert. Exhibition catalogue. London: Royal Academy, 1986. Nos. 39 & 40.
Gibson to Gilbert: British Sculpture 1840-1914. Exhibition catalogue. London: The Fine Art Society, 1992. No. 28.
Last modified 10 February 2009