Post Under Construction.
The Four Pier Angelo Sarti Plaster Busts at Wimpole Hall, Cambridge of Pope, Dryden, Milton and Locke
c.1820 - 40.
after the original by John Cheere - in the Wren Library, at Trinity College, Cambridge.
One of a set of four busts Pope, Milton Dryden and Locke cast and inscribed by Sarti now at Wimpole Hall, Cambridge (National Trust
Height 74 cms.
I have already written at some length and published photographs on the 18th century portrait sculpture of Locke see
For the same model bust of Locke but in bronze and lead bust see -
For a set of busts of Locke, Milton, Pope and Shakespeare formerly at Shardloes, Bucks see -
For busts of Locke and Bacon by Ed. Hodges Bailey see -
For essays by John Kenworthy Brown on the Sarti busts at the Athenaeum Club
see - https://victorianweb.org/sculpture/athenaeum/britishworthies.html
For the Scheemakers busts of Locke at Trinity Library Dublin and another from the Richardson Collection see -
For the portrait of Locke by Kneller see -
Images above courtesy Art UK
The Bust of Locke in the Wren Library, Trinity College Cambridge supplied by John Cheere