Portrait bust of William Shakespeare.
William Shakespeare by John Michael Rysbrack, 1760
© Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
- 58 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £25,000 ( Total: £307,260; Export stopped)
- Acquired in:
On a marble socle with traces of a painted inscription 'Genio loci'. Signed and dated.
Commissioned by James West, Secretary to the Treasury, for Alscot Park, Warwickshire.