A PLASTER TINTED LIFE MASK OF WILLIAM PITT THE YOUNGER
THE HONE COLLECTION (LOTS 1-143)
A PLASTER TINTED DEATH MASK OF WILLIAM PITT THE YOUNGER

AFTER JOSEPH NOLLEKENS, 20TH CENTURY

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A PLASTER TINTED DEATH MASK OF WILLIAM PITT THE YOUNGER
AFTER JOSEPH NOLLEKENS, 20TH CENTURY
13 ¾ in. (35.5 cm.) high including socle
Together with a death mask of a man believed to be Talleyrand and another believed to be Marie Antoinette's gardener
Provenance
By repute, Rupert Gunnis
Sale room notice
Please note that the mask of William Pitt is a death-mask and the two heads accompanying Pitt are believed to be that of Talleyrand and the gardener of Marie Antoinette and not as stated in the printed catalogue.

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