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Copeland bust of the Duke of Wellington

Code: 19801


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A Copeland Parian bust of the Duke of Wellington, sculpted by the Comte d'Orsay in 1852.  The bust is marked 'COMTE D'ORSAY Sc 1852' on the reverse, and is attached to a separate socle by a brass nut and washer.. This bust is illustrated in Robert Copeland's book on page 233. Height 28.5 cm (11.2"). This bust was produced in two sizes: this large size and a smaller size.

 

Condition. This bust is in very good condition. There is a faint firing hairline at the back of the figure, and one small and shallow chip to the top of the socle where it meets the figure. Please see photographs.

Copeland bust of the Duke of Wellington