London, South Kensington
19 April 2011
A PAINTED PLASTER STATUETTE OF BISHOP RICHARD BEADON
BY LUCIUS GAHAGAN (1773-1825), DATED 1823
Seated in a throne inscribed to the reverse 'The Rt Rev'd Richard Beadon. D.D. Lord Bishop of Bath and Wells. Lu Gahagan fecit. Bath. June 25th 1823.'
9¾ in. (25 cm.) high
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Richard Beadon (1737-1824) was Master of Jesus College, Cambridge 1781-1789 and later Vice-Chancellor of the University, Bishop of Gloucester and Bishop of Bath and Wells. An identical statuette is the National Portrait Gallery, London (NPG 4901).
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