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Reference numberS/0025
LevelItem
TitleMaquette of Darwin, Charles Robert
ArtistPearson, Jemma
Date2001
DescriptionFull figure maquette of Darwin depicted as a relatively young man in the period of his travels on HMS Beagle. He carries his notebook, waterflask, hat, geological hammers, stick and pistol. His pockets and collecting satchel are full of specimens. His setting is an outcrop of Galapagos volcanic rock with the accompanying fauna of marine iguanas, crabs and a Darwin finch.
FormatSculpture
MaterialsBronze on wooden base
Dimensions100cm x 52cm x 44cm ; 55kg
NotesBronze Founder is Chris Butler, Castle Fine Arts Foundry, Powys, Wales.
Access statusOpen
ProvenancePurchased from the artist in November 2001
Related materialColour photograph
Copies5th of 9 maquettes made, one third of the size of the original
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CodeNameDates
NA8196Darwin; Charles Robert (1809 - 1882); Naturalist1809 - 1882
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