Image size: h 8.4cm x w 10.4cm
Object Type: Salted Paper Print
Mount: Art Union page
Inscription: glue spots on verso suggest removed Patent Talbotype square label
Provenance:Harrison D. Horblit
Owner: Houghton Library, Harvard University
Object owner number: Horblit TyPh 805.46.1620 (E) F
Collection: Harrison D. Horblit Collection Of Early Photography
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Baily's best known work is probably his sculpture of Nelson which graces the top of Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square, London. However, "Eve at the Fountain" was the work that made Baily famous at the age of 34.
A large plaster model for the finished sculpture is held at the Victoria & Albert Museum.
The finished marble statue was purchased for the Bristol Museum & Art Gallery in 1826.
Baily and his work is well represented in the online resource, Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain & Ireland 1851-1951.
Statuette of "Eve at the Fountai...