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‘Boar’ was commissioned as a concrete sculpture in 1957 for Slacksbury Hatch. On completion, Harlow Art Trust decided to site the work at Bush Fair shopping precinct. The Trust usually nominated a member to oversee the commissioning process. In this instance it was Sir Frederick Gibberd, as he had had a relationship with Elisabeth Frink, having been commissioned to make the altar crucifix for Gibberd’s Liverpool Cathedral.
H 90 x W (?) x D (?) cm
commissioned by Harlow Art Trust, 1957
Harlow Art Trust
Grade II* (England and Wales)
at all times
the sculpture is set in the middle of pool – nearest possible proximity is two metres