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London Pride (sculpture)

London Pride
Frank Dobson London Pride Southbank.jpg
The sculpture in 2009
ArtistFrank Dobson
Year1951 (cast c.1987)
TypeSculpture
MediumBronze
LocationLondon, United Kingdom

London Pride is a sculpture by the British artist Frank Dobson located on Queen's Walk on London's South Bank. The sculpture was given Grade II listed status in January 2016.[1] The sculpture depicts two nude women, it sits on a slate platform, with an inscription carved by David Kindersley in front of the piece that reads:[1]

'LONDON PRIDE / FRANK DOBSON CBE RA / 1886–1963 / Commissioned for / THE FESTIVAL OF BRITAIN 1951 / GIVEN BY MARY DOBSON 1987 / AND PLACED ON THE SOUTH BANK / Assisted generously by Lynton Property & Revisionary Plc and / The Henry Moore Foundation / ARTS COUNCIL OF GREAT BRITAIN'.

References

  1. ^ a b Historic England. "London Pride sculpture (1431370)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 29 January 2016.

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