The Art of Portrait Sculpture

Charles Cowling

“Death Mask Sir Thomas Lawrence, 1769-1830”

Can be seen at Presence: The Art of Portrait Sculpture

With portraits by artists from Giacometti to Ron Mueck, Presence is a terrific gathering of people carved, cast, modelled in clay or turned to stone. The Observer’s Laura Cumming takes a look at some of the works on show

Presence: The Art of Portrait Sculpture is at the Holburne Museum, Bath, until 2 September

3 thoughts on “The Art of Portrait Sculpture

  1. Charles Cowling
    Phoebe Hoare

    Thank you!

    Charles Cowling
  2. Charles Cowling

    Phoebe, what a brilliant find!

    Charles Cowling
  3. Charles Cowling
    Phoebe Hoare

    I love the bust of Colley Cibber, makes a nice change to the more popular stoney-faced ones! I learnt about John Dwight’s sculpture of his daughter a while back when researching and came across another sculpture of Lydia resurrected,

    Charles Cowling

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