• The Sunday Sale - Property fro auction at Christies

    Sale 5974

    The Sunday Sale - Property from the Academy of Medical Sciences, removed from 41 Portland Place, W1 and The Robert Harling Collection

    13 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 113

    AN ENGLISH WHITE MARBLE BUST OF VICE ADMIRAL HORATIO NELSON, 1ST BARON AND VISCOUNT NELSON, DUKE OF BRONTE (1758-1805).

    AFTER JOHN FLAXMAN, MID 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN ENGLISH WHITE MARBLE BUST OF VICE ADMIRAL HORATIO NELSON, 1ST BARON AND VISCOUNT NELSON, DUKE OF BRONTE (1758-1805).
    AFTER JOHN FLAXMAN, MID 19TH CENTURY
    The socle engraved ENGLAND EXPECTS THAT EVERY MAN WILL DO HIS DUTY
    27 in. (69 cm.) high


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    The present bust is closely modelled on the memorial to Lord Nelson in St. Paul's Cathedral by Flaxman. There are marginal differences in the carving of the hair

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage