You are here:  >   >   > 
Cymraeg

Art Collections Online

Susanna

DOBSON, Frank (1886 - 1963)

(Amgueddfa Cymru regrets that we are not able to provide an image for this item at this time. This is either due to copyright restrictions, or the item is awaiting digitisation. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.)

Media: bronze

Size: 58.0 cm

Acquired: 1956; Purchase; with assistance of Knapping Fund

Accession Number: NMW A 319

Dobson studied with his father and in the studio of Sir William Reynolds-Stephens. He held his first one-man show of sculpture in 1921 and during the 1920s and 1930s was as highly regarded as Epstein. This bronze of around 1922-24 was produced in an edition of three casts. Its pose reflects the influence of paintings by Matisse. Originally simply called Seated Woman, the bather-like attitude of the figure suggested its subsequent, biblical title.

Work not on display

Leave a comment


Browse artists

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z All Other

Browse makers and designers

Browse by letter:

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z All