Bust of Professor John Playfair (1748-1819)

Details

  • Title

    Bust of Professor John Playfair (1748-1819)

  • Artist/maker

    Francis Legatt Chantrey (1781 - 1841) (sculptor)
  • Associated place

    England (place of creation)
  • Date

    1812 - 1815
  • Material and technique

    plaster

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    70.1 x 49 x 30 cm (height x width x depth)
    17 kg (weight)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Lady Chantrey, 1842.

  • Museum location

    staircase

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1842.117

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Further reading

Poole, Mrs Reginald Lane, Catalogue of Portraits in the Possession of the University, Colleges, City, and County of Oxford (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1912), no. 620

Penny, Nicholas, Catalogue of European Sculpture in the Ashmolean Museum: 1540 to the Present Day, 3 vols (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992), no. 749

Sullivan, M.G., Sir Francis Chantrey and the Ashmolean Museum, Ashmolean Handbooks (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2014), fig. 13

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