Regency Plaster Statue of Hebe by Humphrey Hopper. The statue is dated 1820 and features the Goddess Hebe holding a brass oil lamp with a glass shade. The statue is standing next to an Eagle, signed verso, together with a later painted plaster pedestal. Signed and dated ‘Dec 15. 1820 / H. Hopper London’.
Rupert Gunnis, Dictionary of British Sculptors, London, 1951, p. 209.
This statue previously sold at Christies, London 2016 for £45,000 plus premium.