DETAIL : John Singer SARGENT, The fountain, Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Italy 1907, The Art Institute of Chicago, American Art Collection DETAIL : John Singer SARGENT, Almina, daughter of Asher Wertheimer 1908, Tate, London, presented by the widow and family of Asher Wertheimer in accordance with his wishes in 1922
 
Hamo THORNYCROFT | Teucer

 
THORNYCROFT, Hamo
England 1850 – 1925
Teucer c.1904
Sculpture
bronze
72.0 (h) x 48.0 (w) x 21.0 (d) cm
Schaeffer collection
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Thornycroft impressed contemporary viewers with the combination of classicism and naturalism in his figures. Contemporary critics described Teucer as ‘virile’ and ‘masculine’, and it came to be seen as the epitome of British athleticism.

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