King Edward VII

King Edward VII by Sir Thomas Brock, K.C.B., R.A. (1847-1922) 1914. Gilded Bronze. North entrance, British Museum, London. Photograph by George P. Landow. Research and text by Jacqueline Banerjee. [You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite it in a print one.]

According to the British Museum's Collections Online, this "gilt bronze portrait bust of King Edward VII" with "his head turned slightly to right, wearing the Garter robe and the cross and chain of the Royal Victorian Order, on a waisted bronze socle" should be dated 1914, and the marble version, "now in Buckingham Palace, was probably exhibited at the RA in 1911."

Bibliography

Beattie, Susan. The New Sculpture. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1983.

Portrait Bust, British Museum's Collections Online. Viewed 20 November 2009.


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