Horse and Rider. Horse with slightly raised left leg - looks toward the station. Figure seated bareback raises his left hand in the air above head and right hand to moth as if calling. Simplified but realistic treatment.
Brief given was 'Communiation' (2)
Travelled to Rome and Venice to see marcus Aurelius and four horse of St Marks (2) p64 Theme of piece 'communication' (2) p68
Front of plinth in inscribed capitals: The Messenger/David Wynne/1981
Related works : 1979 Messanger small maquette 11" 1980 Messenger maquette 44"
|Part of work||Material||Dimensions|
|sculpture||bronze - very dark patination||life size|
|plinth||marble slabs/granite||approx 7foot (Total 150'')|
PMSA recording information
|Precise location||Outside Reeds Quadrant House (back of Sutton station)|
Sorry, we have no precise geographical information for this item.
|Date of design||1980|
|Year of unveiling||1981|
|Duty of care||Reeds/IPC|
|Listing status||Not listed|
|At risk?||Not at risk|