Henghes' earliest known piece. A number of photographs survive of early works of which the whereabouts are unknown.
Black stone (pietra nera) a hard kind of ardesia. from the beach. Rapallo.
Carrara grey marble which gave off a sulphor smell when cut. Bought in Rapallo
Marble bought in Rapallo. One strong vein
Carrara veined marble called paronazzo(?) Ivory colour. much veined by copper. Bought in Chiavari
A photograph of this sculpture accompanied an article by Ezra Pound in Esquire magazine, August 1934.
Marble was bought in Rapallo at the time Henghes was living and working there.
Porto Venere Stone in which sculpture is carved (known as Port d'oro) was given to Henghes by Mrs. Townley