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Mary Buchanan (1876-1958)   BIOGRAPHY

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Tennyson, 1911, relief profile portrait
Unframed (ref: 7943)

Signed Copyright A M Buchanan, and dated 1911,
Inscribed Tennyson,
Bronze with rich dark brown patina
19 x 15 3/8 in. (48.2 x 39 cm)

 


Provenance: Private collection since 1980


Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson, FRS (6 August 1809 6 October 1892) was Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during much of Queen Victoria's reign and remains one of the most popular British poets



Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1892). 
Photograph: Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images



Mary Buchanan (1876-1958)

Sculptor, born in Glasgow who studied at Paisley School of Art and Glasgow School of Art. In 1911 she travelled to Paris to further her studies, exhibiting that year at the French Salon and the following year she showed at the Salon des Artistes Francais. She returned from the Continent to live in Chipstead, Surrey in the mid-1920s and she continued to show at the RSA, RA, GI and SWA. 

Examples of her work are represented in Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow, Paisley Art Gallery and the City of Edinburgh Art Collection.

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