A 19TH CENTURY BRONZE OF CARACTACUS BY J.A. HATFIELD - REF No. 1058
H: 32 in / 79.5 cm
An exceptional bronze of Caractacus by J.A. Hatfield, AFTER J.H. FOLEY R.A., DATED 1879.
The cast inscribed to the base 'EXECUTED IN BRONZE BY J. A. HATFIELD FOR THE ART UNION LONDON 1879 FROM THE ORIGINAL BY J. H. FOLEY R.A.'.
Caractacus was a heroic Iron Age British leader who fought against the invading Romans in A.D. 43, evaded capture until A.D. 50, which he was sent to Rome and paraded throught out the city before an audience with Emperor Claudius.