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Creator:
Peter Gaspar Scheemakers, 1691–1781, Flemish, active in Britain (from ca. 1720)
Title:
Francis, second Earl of Godolphin
Date:
1733
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
Overall: 24 1/2 x 13 x 11 inches (62.2 x 33 x 27.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Chiseled on back of bust, below edge: "Sie ord ferebate | Honoro riss Franc Comer | de Godolphin"

Signed and dated by chisel on supporting column on back of bust, proper left: "P: Scheemakers | Fecit."; on back of bust, below edge: "A.D. 1733"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1979.36.1
Classification:
Sculptures
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
man | politician | politics | portrait
Associated People:
Godolphin, Francis, second earl of Godolphin (1678–1766), politician and officer of the royal household
Access:
Not on view
Exhibition History:
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Noble Exercise - The Sporting Ideal in Eighteenth-Century British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-07-14 - 1982-09-19)

Entrance Court 2003-4 (Yale Center for British Art, 2003-03-01 - 2004-09-07)

Publications:
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Angus Trumble, The Marble Bust, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2004, no. 14, V 1304 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1484
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