Sunday, 13 November 2016

The Busts of Jonathan Swift at the RDS Part I - Patrick Cunningham.

The Plaster Busts of Jonathan Swift
at the Royal Dublin Society.
Part 1.
Patrick Cunningham.






















Drawing said to be of Swift by Isaac Whood (1688 - 1752).
Graphite on Paper
37.2 x 26.7
Purchased 1907

National Gallery of Ireland.
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Marble in the National Museum of Ireland







Jonathan Swift
Marble Bust 
by Patrick Cunningham
22cms tall.


Purchased in 1901 in London from Miss AL Cousins


National Gallery of Ireland.


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Wedgwood and Bentley bust of Swift.
c. 1780

Unknown sculptor but based on the Cunningham Bust.

Height 19"

Sold Skinner Auctioneers of Boston, USA, Lot 40 - 12 January 2013.






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