A mythological subject produced in a classical style while Ophelia was a sculpture student at Regent Street Polytechnic in London in the early 1930’s. The myth relates that Cheiron was among the gentlest, kindest and most learned of creatures, and was tutor to several Greek heroes, including Achillies, Jason and Heracles. This sculpture shows the young centaur, full of life and vitality, pan pipes to his lips. The sculpture has the Greek name Xeipon inscribed on the base.
Height 26cm Weight 1.05kg