David McFall R.A. (1919 - 1988)


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         1942/1 Bull Calf

                  Portland Stone

                   3ft x 4ft x 3½ ft

Exhibited Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 1943 Catalogue No. 1041

Bull Calf was purchased by the President & Council of the Royal Academy under the

terms of the Chantrey bequest

Now in the collection of the Tate Gallery (catalogue no. NO5443) and presently on long

loan to The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham DL12 8NP

Reference: Daily Herald 1/5/1943 "...  he persuaded the London County Council to give him the large piece

of a pillar blown off a bombed bank in Fulham ... he finished in time to win the first prize at the last Christmas

exhibition at the Kennington Polytechnic (where he was a student) ... last week David's bull calf was accepted

for the Royal Academy summer show - it was the first piece he had sent to the Academy"

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