Katherine E. Wallis

His Best Toy

before 1910
Wallis spent much of her career studying and working throughout Europe and the United States, and is best known for her sculptures of children and animals. This bronze of a small boy at play captures the true spirit of childhood. The artist depicts her subject absorbed in a make-believe world of his own creation, conveying how the imagination can provide endless entertainment.
Title
His Best Toy
Date
before 1910
Medium
Sculpture
Materials
bronze
Dimensions
38.8 x 30 x 23.4 cm
Nationality
Canadian
Credit line
Purchased 1920
Accession number
1735