Art: Useless Beast

Hard is the life of a portraitist. Bitterly did British sculptor Alfred Frank Hardiman realize this last week. Year ago he won a competition to design an equestrian memorial statue of the late Field Marshal Lord Haig. In his own mind Sculptor Hardiman decided that when he was ordered to make an equestrian statue of Lord Haig he was really intended to glorify the British armies which the Field Marshal-distiller led. Accordingly he designed a heroic figure, stronger, stockier than Douglas Haig ever was, astride a monumental beast like a horse of a...

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