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Mary Bussell
Mary Bussell
Mary Bussell
Mary Bussell
Mary Bussell
Mary Bussell
Mary Bussell
Mary Bussell

© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Leicester Arts and Museums Service

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Bust of a woman with her right shoulder raised to her ear. Her head is tilted and the gaze averted to the right. She has a necklace with two rows of round beads around her neck.

In 1926, Dobson married Caroline Mary Bussell, his second wife and artist model, and created this sculpture of her in the same year.

New Walk Museum & Art Gallery







H 33 x W 29 x D 24 cm

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Acquisition method

purchased from the Gillian Jason Gallery

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Signature/marks description

behind right shoulder: DOBSON 2/3; Foundry mark behind right shoulder: OIRE / C.VALSUANI / PERDUE


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