Friday, 14 October 2016

Marble bust of Thomas Prior by John van Nost III

The Marble Bust of Thomas Prior (1682 - 1751).
by John Van Nost III.
Founder and first honorary secretary of the Dublin Society.
Height 27"
Inscribed John van Nost 1760.
John van Nost was also the sculptor of the monument to Thomas Prior put up by the society in Christchurch Dublin in 1756
Low resolution image of Mezzotint of Thomas Prior by
Charles Spooner
published by Thos Sillcock Dublin 1752
Inscribed Ex Mormore van Nost.

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