Dawn Dispelling Sleep and Night

Dawn Dispelling Sleep and Night by Florence Harriet Steele (1857-1948). 1910. Private Collection. According to Susan Beattie, Steele was “one of the many women artists patronized” by the Art Union of London: reproductions of her ivory-tinted plaster bas-relief Dawn Dispelling Sleep and Night, showing marked influence of Harry Bates, were offered to subscribers in 1910” (250). [Click on the image above to enlarge it.]

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Beattie, Susan. The New Sculpture. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1983.

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