Lot 250: RUBY LEVICK BAILEY (1871-1940) SEATED CHILD figure, 23cm highPlatinum House
January 25, 2014
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
RUBY LEVICK BAILEY (1871-1940)
bronze, signed in the bronze RUBY LEVICK BAILEY, raised on a square marble plinth
figure, 23cm high
Ruby Winifred Levick studied at the National Art Training School (later Royal College of Art), South Kensington, from about 1893 to 1897. Together with contemporaries Margaret Giles and Gwendolen Williams she went on to enjoy notable success as part of an emerging group of woman sculptors. Her most prolific work 'The Wrestlers' was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1898, receiving a gold medal. She is known to have exhibited at the Society of Medallists, the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society and at The Fine Art Society.