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Creator:
Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey, 1781–1841, British
Title:

George IV

Former Title(s):

Bust of His Majesty [1822, Royal Academy of Arts, London, exhibition catalogue]

Date:
1827
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
33 x 22 x 11 inches, 200 lb. (83.8 x 55.9 x 27.9 cm, 90.7 kg)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated by chisel on supporting column on back of bust: "1827. | --. | CHANTREY, SC."

Chiseled on supporting column on back of bust: "GEORGE IV. | EXECUTED BY PERMISSION. | FOR J. WATTS RUSSELL. ESQ"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.37
Classification:
Sculptures
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
king (person) | man | portrait | rose (plant) | shamrock | tassel | thistle | toga | wig
Associated People:
George IV (1762–1830), king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and king of Hanover
Access:
On view in the galleries
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1482
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Anecdotes of Chantrey, Bulletin of the American Art-Union, November 1850, p. 154, Online Resource Available online at JSTOR [ORBIS]

Clyde Binfield, Sir Francis Chantrey, sculptor to an age, 1781-1841 , University of Sheffield, Sheffield [South Yorkshire], 1981, pp. 77-78, no. 30, NJ18 C3837 S56 (LSF) [ORBIS]

Chantrey as the National Sculptor of Early Nineteenth Century England, Oxford Art Journal, vol. 4, no. 2, November, 1981, p. 24, N1 O83 OVERSIZE (HAAS) [ORBIS]

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S. Dunkerley, Francis Chantrey, sculptor, from Norton to Knighthood , Hallamshire Press, Sheffield, England, pp. 10, 61, 73, 95, 150, 151, pl. 19 (no. 1), NJ18 C3837 D85 1995 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

Exhibition Catalogue. 1822. 54th., Exhibition of the Royal Academy of Arts, no. 54, Royal Academy of Arts, 1822, p. 46, no. 988, N5054 A53 50-64 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Rupert Gunnis, Dictionary of British Sculptors 1660-1851, Murrays Books sales, London, 1968, pp. 92-95, NB496 G85 1968 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Jones on Chantrey, The Times (London), Tuesday, August 20, 1850, p. 6, Available online : Times Digital Archive Also available on Microfilm : An T482 (SML) [ORBIS]

Memoir of Sir Francis Chantrey, The Times (London), Monday, November 29, 1841, p. 5, Available Online : Times Digital Archive Also available on Microfilm : An T482 (SML) [ORBIS]

Alex Potts, Sir Francis Chantrey 1781-1841, sculptor of the great, National Portrait Gallery, London, 1980, p. 13, no. 2, NJ18 C3837 P67 (YCBA) [YCBA]

A.J. Raymond, Life and work of Sir Francis Chantrey, A. & F. Denny, London, 1904, p. 61, NJ18 C3837 R38 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Sotheby's sale catalogue : Catalogue of Medieval works of art; Gothic wood carvings; Renaissance bronzes; keys, cutlery, Renaissance jewellery and cameos and rockcrystals; and ivories ... : 9 December 1976, ... eBaroque sculptures and Italian 18th century bronzes after the antiqu , Sotheby's, London, December 9, 1976, p. 62, lot 227, Fiche 18 (YCBA) [OCLC]

Toledo Museum of Art, Museum News, Museum News, Toledo, Ohio, 1978, p. 13, no. 78.52, J426 T57N OVERSIZE (SML) [ORBIS]

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R. J. B. Walker, Regency portraits, National Portrait Gallery, London, 1985, vol. 1, pp. 204-05, 211 (vol. 1) pl. 485 (vol. 2), no. 485, N1090 A592 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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