David McFall R.A. (1919 - 1988)


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1985/3 Royal Doulton Group

(mother drying child's hair)

Height 15"


This work was carried out in June 1985 and was the first work McFall attempted after the removal

(due to cancer) of his left eye on 4/4/1985.


1) "Mr Jo Ledger, Art Director at that time, had the idea of commissioning Royal Academicians for

a prestige range of figurines ...  Mr McFall visited Burslem and it was decided that he would produce

a model on the theme of childhood, which was delivered in September 1985."  

(Robert Tabbenor Studio Head, Royal Doulton Group)

2) Clay No 3352 in the Royal Doulton Sculptural Record Book.

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