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    Sale 7663

    Fasque The Scottish Seat of the Gladstones

    7 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 256

    AN ENGLISH BRONZED PLASTER BUST OF WILLIAM EWART GLADSTONE

    CAST FROM A MODEL BY ALBERT BRUCE-JOY, CIRCA 1882

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    AN ENGLISH BRONZED PLASTER BUST OF WILLIAM EWART GLADSTONE
    CAST FROM A MODEL BY ALBERT BRUCE-JOY, CIRCA 1882
    Depicted with head turned slightly to dexter, wearing tie, waistcoat and doublet, the reverse indistinctly inscribed 'A. Bruce Joy/A.D.'
    32 in. (81 cm.) high


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    This bronzed plaster bust appears to be a cast of Albert Bruce-Joy's successful bronze memorial statute to Gladstone in St. Mary's Churchyard, Bow, London, commissioned by Theodore H. Bryant and unveiled on 9 August 1882 by The Rt. Hon. Lord Charlingford.

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