To­masso show

Country Life Every Week - - Art Market -

From Jan­uary 19 to 28 in New York, To­masso Brothers of Leeds and Lon­don is hold­ing its an­nual sculpture show at Carl­ton Hobbs’s gallery, 60, East 93rd Street. On of­fer are nu­mer­ous re­dis­cov­er­ies as well as this pair of 131∕3in-di­am­e­ter ter­ra­cotta roundels of cen­taurs and bac­cha­ntes (be­low). The fig­ures were copied from Pom­pei­ian fres­coes for Josiah Wedg­wood by the sculp­tor John Ba­con and Wedg­wood’s white stoneware and black-basalt ver­sions de­rive from them. They were in the col­lec­tion of Dr Terry Fried­man, for­mer chief keeper at Leeds City Art Gallery.

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