Decorative Items | Baroque | Sculpture and Carving | Stock No: 10764

Stock No.10764

Bank of England Sculpture Collection :The new 'Old Lady of Threadneedle Street.'
English, circa 1957.
Sculptor: Sir Charles Thomas Wheeler, President of The Royal Academy, 1956-66.

A smaller version of the 1934 Art Deco sculpture still centering the pediment over the main entrance of the Bank of England Threadneedle Street frontage also sculpted by the same sculptor.

Provenance: This version was removed from high above the main entrance of the One New Change building in the City of London the building, erected in the 1950s to accommodate the Bank of England's Accounts Department Annexe and occupied the whole site bounded by Cheapside to the north, Watling Street to the south, Bread Street to the east, Newgate to the north west and New Change to the west and filled a sensitive site in that it presented a backdrop to Christopher Wren's magnificent Roman Baroque St Paul’s Cathedral. The building was demolished in 2007.

18600
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Listed Price: £18,600 ( + vat in EU zone )

width height
51 316"
130 cms
51 316"
130 cms

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