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Frederick William Pomeroy (1856-1924) - Love the Conqueror (1893) front right

Frederick William Pomeroy (1856-1924) - Love the Conqueror (1893) front right

One of two contemporary photos of a statue by Pomeroy, acquired by the Walker Art Gallery but apparently lost. To paraphrase Oscar Wilde, for an art gallery to lose a statue smacks of carelessness. The image of a statue holding a statuette is reminiscent of Hippolyte Moulin's Une Trouvaille a Pompei, while the kneeling pose recalls Harry Bates' Pandora and Edward Onslow Ford's Applause.

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Photo taken on 17 November 2015 (© ketrin1407 / Flickr)

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