|Philip Jackson CVO, DL (b.1944)|
Signed & numbered on base.
H. 81 x L. 61 x W. 25 inches
No.3 of edition of 5
Titled Dona Ana, being a reference to the Mozart opera Don Giovanni, the sculpture was purchased from the artist in 1995 at the time that Philip Jackson's Liberation Sculpture was unveiled in Liberation Square, St Helier, Jersey. The sculpture is currently in Jersey.
Philip Jackson CVO, DL (b.1944):
Well known Scottish sculptor born in Inverness in 1944. Philip Jackson studied at Farnham School of Art and worked for Henry Moore. In 1991 Jackson won the Mozart Bicentenary Sculpture Competition and it was Mozart's Don Giovanni that inspired his Masked Figure series, including this figured titled Dona Ana. Major public works include The Yomper for the Royal Marines Museum, Portsmouth, commemorating the men of 45 Commando's epic march in the Falklands in 1982. In 1993 he won the competition for the Liberation Sculpture which now stands in Liberation Square in St Helier, Jersey. In 2002 Jackson was commissioned to produce a colossal bronze statue of the Queen on horseback for Windsor Great Park to mark her Golden Jubilee. He became a Fellow of the Royal Society of British Sculptors in 1989.