Image size: h 13.8cm x w 16.6cm
Paper size: h 18.8cm x w 23.2cm
Object Type: Salted Paper Print
Physical description: brush marks visible where chemical coating was applied
Provenance:Victoria & Albert Museum, 2017National Science and Media Museum, 2003 to 2017Royal Photographic Society, number 025178Royal Photographic Society, old number 85
Owner: Victoria and Albert Museum
Object owner number: RPS.99-2017
Collection: Royal Photographic Society Collection
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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...