Bust of Joseph Conrad by Sir Jacob Epstein

The bust of Joseph Conrad (1857 - 1924) dressed in a three piece suit and tie.

Details

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
49.5 x 57.2 cm
Art Fund grant:
£6,000 ( Total: £19,365; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
2001
Vendor:
Sylvester Bone

Epstein visited Conrad at Bishopsbourne near Canterbury and stayed with him while he modelled the portrait bust.

Provenance

Sir Muirhead Bone; then by descent.

Venue details

Canterbury Heritage Museum Stour Street,, Canterbury Kent CT1 2NR 01227 475202 canterburymuseums.co.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £8.00)