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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