Artist Hamo Thornycroft, English, 1850-1925
Foundry Hatfield Foundry
  • Teucer
Date 1904
Medium bronze
Dimensions Overall: 29 1/2 × 18 1/2 × 8 1/4 inches (74.9 × 47 × 21 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Alvan Macauley, Jr. Fund and Joseph M. de Grimme Memorial Fund
Accession Number 81.703
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View British S3AA, Level 3 (see map)
Signed Signed and dated, on front of base: Hamo Thornycroft 1881[date of the first life-size plaster version of the piece, made for the Royal Academy]
Signed and dated, on front of base: Hamo Thornycroft 1910 [date of this bronze cast]
Signed and dated, in black ink, on the underside of the base: [signature] 1910 [This may refer to the date of this bronze's sale]
Earl of Rosebery and family (Mentmore Towers, England).
(Anthony Roth);
1981-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Works of Art and Silver, vol. II. Sales cat., Sotheby Park-Bernet. London, Mentmore House, May 18-23, 1977, p. 61, lot 342.

Manning, E. Marble and Bronze, the Art and Life of Hamo Thornycroft. London and Westfield, 1982, p. 14, fig. 2 (ill).

Bulletin of the DIA 60, nos. 1 and 2 (1981/82): p. 5 (ill.).