Margaret Wrightson: St George - the original maquette for Cramlington War Memorial, Northumberland, circa 1921 - on Art WW I

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Margaret Wrightson:
St George - the original maquette for Cramlington War Memorial, Northumberland, circa 1921

Unframed (ref: 9587)
The original plaster maquette
8 in.  (20.5 cm)

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Provenance: Private collection South Africa


Wrightson's Cramlington War  Memorial, Northumberland, was unveiled by Lt. Col, Robert Scott on 17th September 1922 and dedicated by Dr. Wild, Bishop of Newcastle.

Featuring a bronze figure of St George resting on his sword on top of the 14 feet column of granite,  Wrightson was paid £770. 



Wrightson exhibited at the Royal Academy and at the Society of Women Artists from 1906.  Her public sculptures are a small figure of St. George on the war memorial at Cramlington, Northumberland (1922) and the statue of a boy commemorating Charles Lamb (1928) in the gardens of the Inner Temple in the City of London.  


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