by Henry Poole
bronze statuette, 1920s
23 3/4 in. (603 mm)
Given by the sitter's father, Sir Albert Ball, 1929
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Sitterback to top
- Albert Ball (1896-1917), Fighter-pilot; recipient of the Victoria Cross. Sitter in 2 portraits.
This portraitback to top
Albert Ball was killed in action over enemy territory on 7 May 1917 'fighting gloriously' as the inscription proclaims on the public monument in Nottingham for which this is the model.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 31