Lady Holding a Book

Description
Bronze of a ‘Lady Holding a Book’ by the artist John Angel c.1910.

John Angel was born in Devon in 1881, and was a student of the Exeter School of Art. Angel spent most of his life in the United States, sculpting many notable public works. He frequently took an architectural and ecclesiastical focus to his work. Angel was also the sculptor behind the Exeter War Memorial in Northernhay Gardens. He died in 1960 leaving a legacy in the collection of his material, now part of the Smithsonian Institution and Yale University Library.
Accession Loan No.
127/1978x4
Collection Class
Sculpture
Medium
bronze on
Common Name
Lady Holding a Book
Simple Name
sculpture
Full Name
Lady Holding a Book
Dimensions
whole height 366 mm
Production Person Surname
Angel
Production Person Initials
John
Period Classification
Edwardian (1901-1914); World War I (1914-1918)
Production Date
c 1910
Production Year Low
1910
Production Year High
1919
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Inscription / Transcription
J. Angel

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