Bust of Edward Salter, aged six by John Michael Rysbrack

Portrays a young boy in 18th century dress wearing a chemise with a frilled collar beneath a buttoned waistcoat and collarless jacket.

Details

Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
42 cm
Art Fund grant:
£170,000 ( Total: £326,000)
Acquired in:
1999
Vendor:
Daniel Katz Ltd

Provenance

By descent; Sotheby's 1998.

Venue details

Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, OXFORD Oxfordshire OX1 2PH 01865 278000 www.ashmolean.org

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