Statue of Diana Bathing c.1840
An elegant statue of ‘Diana Bathing’. Attributed to manufacturers Austin and Seeley c.1840. Austin partnered with John Seeley around 1840. Seeley trained at the Royal Academy Schools and developed an artificial stone called ‘artificial limestone’. Rarely stamped with makers mark, items by the duo can be identified by their quality, which was recognised by Queen Victoria, who can be included among their patrons. With a wonderful patina and traces of flaking paint, she’s a perfect addition to any garden. Size and price for statue only. Plinth height is 57cm high by 31cm deep and wide (Free with statue) Total height when standing upon plinth 177cm.