Elinor Hallé

Exhibited at the Grosvenor Gallery in 1884

Plaster [?]

Source: The Magazine of Art, which points out that “with exception of Mr. Legros' La Source (Miss Hallé is a pupil of Mr. Legros, it is the only example of sculpture in low relief in the exhibition; and while regretting the prevalent neglect of this most expressive form of art, it is satisfactory to note an original design of such excellence and promise. There is much natural flow and beauty of line in Miss Hallé's composition, despite the somewhat conventional treatment of the sitting figure, and a little awkwardness in the retreating line of the uplifted leg of the viol-player; there are nobility and expressive feeling, as well as the true statuesque quality of repose, in the third figure, who with closed eyes listens ecstatically to the music.” [continued below]

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