Walter Gilbert, with L Weingartner, Bromsgrove School 'Pan' an Impressive Lead Sculpture, 1928
Lot 156W
Walter Gilbert and Louis Weingartner for the Bromsgrove Guild 'Fawn' a Lead Garden Sculpture, 1928
Sold for £4,000 (US$ 6,267) inc. premium

Lot Details
Walter Gilbert and Louis Weingartner for the Bromsgrove Guild
'Fawn' a Lead Garden Sculpture, 1928
modelled as a young fawn seated on a square base, holding a set of windpipes with one finger raised
98cm high, base 37cm x 35cm, signed in the cast 'W. G Scs. L.W. '28'

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Walter Gilbert, thence by family descent

    Walter Gilbert (1871-1946) was a founding member of the Bromsgrove Guild in 1898. Whilst at the Guild he frequently worked with the Swiss sculptor Louis Weingartner, concentrating on works in metal. Their public works include the gates to the Victoria Memorial and gates of Buckingham Palace.

    In 1927, the February issue of 'Architectural Review' featured the Fawn and Leverets sculptures in an article on the garden of Mr F Tillotson, Hillside, Heaton, Lancashire. Other works of their garden statuary can be seen in Gilbert and Weingartner's 'Sculpture in the Garden'.

Saleroom notices

  • This figure is initialled to the base W.G & L.W. for Walter Gilbert and Louis Weingartner.
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