Sir Alfred Gilbert, R. A. (1854-1934)
Height: with base 30 1/2 inches
The Hon. Christopher Lennox Boyd
Exhibited: A.A., 1884; RA 1900
According to Dorment, Burne-Jones had long influenced Gilbert's approach to the human figure, but this bust shows the sculptor first using the painter's portrait style with its "tilted head, downcast eyes, and pensive mood," all of which appear in Burne-Jones's 1893 portrait of Lady Windsor.