R. C. Lucas, Sculptor
 
 

Sculpture: Monthly Archives

Harry Willis Fleming
Cultural historian
Art & Design Research Institute, Middlesex University, London
harry@willisfleming.org.uk

 

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Over 18-19th July, I displayed a large number of artefacts from the R C Lucas Archive at St Deny's Church, Chilworth -- the place where Lucas was buried in 1883. The exhibition was part of this year's Romsey Festival, and over 150 visitors came to the church. Lucas's association with Chilworth village runs deep, and I was surprised by the amount of information that was forthcoming about the artist.

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mourning-flora.jpgOn the first day of spring 2014, an antique wax bust of the Roman goddess Flora was unveiled at the Art Workers' Guild in London, in front of an invited audience.

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Colour photographs by Jane Wildgoose. Flowers by Sabine Maurer, Florescence.
High up on the wall inside the tower of the church of St Nicolas, North Stoneham, beyond a web of bell ropes, is the marble monument to John Fleming (1781-1844) made by Lucas in 1854. Within a sunk oval is a high-relief portrait. Pevsner's Buildings of England called it 'very elegant and skilful'.

Casting by Matt Nation of Taylor Pearce:

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