CHARLES LEONARD HARTWELL RA
1873 – 1951
Call of the sea
Bronze figure by New Sculpture artist Charles Leonard Hartwell R.A. entitled Call of the sea, this fine bronze has excellent patination and is on a marble base.
Charles Leonard Hartwell studied at the South London Technical School of Art under William Silver Frith and then at the Royal Academy Schools from 1896. Hartwell also worked as an assistant to Edward Onslow Ford and William Hamo Thornycroft.
The inscription round the base is taken from Charles Kingsleys poem The Sands of Dee.