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Creator Peter Gaspar Scheemakers, 1691–1781, Flemish, active in Britain (from ca. 1720)
Title Francis, second Earl of Godolphin
Alternate Title(s) Francis, 2nd 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
Accession Number B1979.36.1
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1666403
People Represented or Subject • Godolphin, Francis, second earl of Godolphin (1678–1766), politician and officer of the royal household
Subject Terms man | politician | politics | portrait
Publications

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

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