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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