A Samuel Gilbody figure of a putto as Summer circa 1760

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Lot 135
A Samuel Gilbody figure of a putto as Summer
circa 1760

Sold for £ 3,480 (US$ 4,721) inc. premium
A Samuel Gilbody figure of a putto as Summer
circa 1760
Standing, scantily clad in a puce drape held by a gilt strap, garlanded by sheaves of corn and holding a bundle of corn under one arm, before a tree stump upon a mound base applied with further sheaves, 12.5cm high (broken and repaired with some small losses)

Footnotes

  • For a set of Gilbody Seasons see Bernard Watney's paper on Gilbody figures, ECC Trans., Vol 10, part 5, p.46, fig 144c. A figure of Spring from the Dr Peter Bradshaw Collection was sold in these rooms 24 January 2007, lot 55, while Winter from the Marianne Laird Collection was sold here on 7 December 2005, lot 137
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