A Bust of Edmund Kean by Unknown Artist

A bust of Edmund Kean mounted on six leather-bound volumes of Hume's 'History of England' 1813.

Details

Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
20 cm
Art Fund grant:
£425 ( Total: £675)
Acquired in:
1983
Vendor:
Mallett

The bust's authorship and provenance are unknown, but it has been suggested that it might be by Sarah Siddons. Transferred from the Mander & Mitchenson Theatre Collection in 2011.

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