Portrait of Torquato Tasso


  • Title

    Portrait of Torquato Tasso

  • Artist/maker

    Nathaniel Marchant (1739 - 1816) (sculptor)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1784
  • Material and technique

    plaster, in oval wood frame

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    9.2 cm of plaster (height)
    7 cm of plaster (width)
    13 cm of frame (height)
    10.8 cm of frame without ring (width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by Mrs Stonehouse, 1913 to 15 and transferred from the Bodliean Library, 1932.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Warren, Jeremy, Vol 2 Medieval and Renaissance Sculpture in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum Publications, 2014), p. 714 no. S38

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