Historical Portraits Picture Archive

Portrait bust of Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832) 1820 post

After Sir Francis Chantrey 

Portrait bust of Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832), After  Sir Francis Chantrey
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Marble
19th Century
25 inches 65 cm high
 
Provenance:
The Collection of a Private Corporation
Chantrey's famous bust of Scotland''s celebrated author - of which a version exists in the National Portrait Gallery London - is a witty take on the classicising conventions of the time, and the sitter''s Roman toga is in fact a tartan plaid.
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