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.

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.



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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