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Mallard Drying
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Glasgow Museums

Mallard Drying c.1942

Phyllis Mary Bone (1894–1972)

Glasgow Museums
Sculptor of animals in bronze. Born at Hornby, Lancashire, she studied at Edinburgh College of Art and on the continent. She exhibited at the RA, RSA, Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts, the provinces and abroad. Aberdeen Art Gallery and Dumfries Art Gallery hold her work, which is in the realist tradition. Illustrated in Eric Newton’s British Sculpture 1944–1946. Lived in Kirkcudbright, Scotland.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)


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