Monday 22 March 2021

The Pier Angelo Sarti Plaster Busts at Wimpole Hall, Cambridge. Part 4 John Locke

 Post Under Construction.

The Four Pier Angelo Sarti Plaster Busts at Wimpole Hall, Cambridge of Pope, Dryden, Milton and Locke

National Trust.

c.1820 - 40.

(Part 4).

John Locke.

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 -

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 -

Inscription - Sarti, Dean St, Soho.

Images above courtesy Art UK


The Bust of Locke in the Wren Library, Trinity College Cambridge supplied by John Cheere