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Creator:
George Paul Eckstein, 1739–1828, German, active in Britain (from 1760)
Title:
Figure of the Artist's Father
Date:
between 1775 and 1800
Medium:
Terracotta, with separate gilded base
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 x 8 x 8 inches (17.8 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Engraved on gilded base, proper right: "This Likeness of his Father was | modelled by GEORGE PAUL ECKSTEIN, his | 7th Son born at Poppenruth, n.r Nurmberg 1739, and | placed on this stand 1853 by his Grandson GEO. FRED. K | ECKSTEIN, born in LONDON 1783."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.7
Classification:
Sculptures
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
coat | father | hat | man | portrait | table
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1454
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