A fine Parian bust of Disraeli
A medium-sized, finely modelled bust of Disraeli, with socle, unmarked and dating from the last quarter of the 19th Century.
Benjamin Disraeli (1804 – 1881), later 1st Earl of Beaconsfield, was a Tory (later Conservative) politician who served twice as Prime Minister of Great Britain and as Leader of the Opposition during the Whig (Liberal) Governments. Earlier roles in government included Chancellor of the Exchequer and Leader of the House of Commons.
Disraeli was a favorite of Queen Victoria. In parallel with his political career, he wrote and published novels throughout his life as well as some poetry and works of non-fiction.
Height: 25cm (10”)
This bust is in excellent condition.