Monday, 20 January 2014

      The Coade Stone Rondel of a Relief of Alexander Pope.

Coade Stone Rondel of Alexander Pope c.1790 -. in a private collection Jan. 2014.
15 inches diameter.
There is another at Saltram in Devon. A cast of this will be available.
See Mrs Coade's Stone. Alison Kelly. 1990.
Loosley based on the Dassier medal (see Wimsatt) but perhaps modelled by John Bacon - The Chief modeller at Coade's Lambeth manufactury.
Medallion by Jacques Antoine Dassier
bronze medal, 1741
2 1/8 in. (54 mm) diameter
Given by Jacob Simon, 1993
NPG 6236
 For Comparison - The marble relief from the monument to Alexander Pope
in St Mary's Church,Twickenham 
by Prince Hoare of Bath
Commissioned by William Warburton
Mid 19th Century engraving showing the original appearance of the monument to Alexander Pope. 
A Matching Coade Stone Rondel of Hercules c 1790.

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