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Creator:
Joseph Nollekens, 1737–1823, British
Title:

Portrait of a Man, Probably Lord Granville Leveson-Gower, first Earl Granville (1773-1846)

Former Title(s):

Portrait of a Man, Probably Lord Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Earl Granville (1773-1846)

Bust of the Right Hon. Lord Granville Leveson Gower [1811, Royal Academy of Arts, London, exhibition catalogue]

Date:
1810
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
29 inches (73.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated by chisel on supporting column on back of bust: "Nollekens Ft. 1810."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1983.12
Classification:
Sculptures
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
diplomat | drape | earl | man | portrait | statesman
Associated People:
Leveson-Gower, Granville (1773–1846), diplomatist and the first Earl Granville
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1493
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Entrance Court 2003-4 (Yale Center for British Art, 2003-03-01 - 2004-09-07) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Acquisitions : The First Decade 1977-1986, Yale Center for British Art , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1986, p. 21, no. 66, N590.2 A7 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

Duncan Robinson, Acquisitions : The First Decade 1977 - 1986, , Burlington Magazine, vol. 128, October 1986, p. 21, no. 66, N1 B87 128:3 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

Ingrid Roscoe, A biographical dictionary of sculptors in Britain, 1660-1851, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2009, p. 909, no. 299, NB496 B56 2009 (YCBA) (Wall Shelf 3) Yale electronic resource also available online: Orbis [YCBA]

Royal Academy of Arts, Exhibition Catalogue. 1811. 43d, Exhibition of the Royal Academy of Arts, no. 43, B. McMillan, London, 1811, p. 43, no. 941, N5054 A53 v. 2 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Angus Trumble, The Marble Bust, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2004, no. 9, V 1304 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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