Figure of a Mourning Woman by John Michael Rysbrack

Study for the monument to dramatist and Poet Laureate, Nicholas Rowe and his daughter, Charlotte Fane, erected in Poet's Corner, Westminster Abbey.

Details

Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
46 x 36 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,000 ( Total: £8,500)
Acquired in:
1969
Vendor:
Cyril Humphris

Commissioned by Rowe's widow and it is she who is represented weeping with an open folio on her knee, and another closed under her foot. Neo-Classical drapery.

Provenance

Cyril Humphris

Venue details

Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 1RB 01223 332900 www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

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