Study for the monument to dramatist and Poet Laureate, Nicholas Rowe and his daughter, Charlotte Fane, erected in Poet's Corner, Westminster Abbey.
Figure of a Mourning Woman by John Michael Rysbrack, 1740
© Fitzwilliam Museum
- 46 x 36 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £1,000 ( Total: £8,500)
- Acquired in:
- 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.
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