Margaret Wrightson (1877-1976):
St George - the original maquette for Cramlington War Memorial, Northumberland, circa 1922
Unframed (ref: 9587)
The original plaster maquette
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.
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.