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Lot 482: A large English sculpted white marble figure of a girl

Est: £10,000 GBP - £15,000 GBPSold:
Christie'sApril 05, 2005London, United Kingdom

Item Overview


By John Adams-Acton (1831-1910), dated 1877
Shown feeding a young deer, signed JOHN ADAMS-ACTON, 1877, on an ebonised wood plinth
60in. (152.3cm.) high, 40in. (101.6cm.) wide

Artist or Maker



John Adams studied under John Gibson in Rome for ten years as part of a scholarship gained from the Royal Academy schools where he was awarded a gold medal. He adopted the hyphenated name in 1868 to distinguish himself from the painter of the same name.

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Auction Details

European Furniture, Works of Art, Tapestries and Carpets

April 05, 2005, 12:00 AM EST

85 Old Brompton Road, London, LDN, SW7 3LD, UK