Saturday, 16 September 2017

Design for A Mural Monument - attrib. Roubiliac



Design for A Mural Monument - 
attrib. to Louis Francois Roubiliac.

Perhaps an unrealized project for a monument to Anthony van Dyck.


The portrait here resembles the Rysbrack bust of van Dyck



Pen and wash drawing
No sizes given.
National Galleries of Scotland.



The Rysbrack bust of van Dyck
Hagley Hall.

http://bathartandarchitecture.blogspot.co.uk/2015/11/the-rysbrack-statuettes-of-rubens-van_16.html

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Monument to van Dyck, St Paul's Cathedral, London

Bust of Francis Bacon as a Boy



Bust of Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626).
as a Boy of about Eight.
Polichrome Terracotta.
Gorhambury Park, St Albans, Herts.

The original currently in store.

Inscribed Property of Lord Verulam, St Albans


Images from the Folger Library.

For Bacon in later life see -

http://bathartandarchitecture.blogspot.co.uk/2016/12/bust-of-francis-bacon-in-wren-library.html


Image result for Francis bacon bust Gorhambury




Image result for Francis bacon bust Gorhambury

Busts David Garrick at the Garrick Club



The Busts David Garrick 
at the Garrick Club




Plaster
van Nost




Wedgwood

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Life Mask of David Garrick

Supposedly taken by John van Nost III






David Garrick
Life Mask
Mezzotint
12" x 9"
Robert Edge Pine (1730 - 88)
4 April 1779

Folger Shakespeare Library

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