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Marble Bust – SC015

Antique statuary Carrara marble bust depicting a male in the classical Roman portrait style

Life-sized and beautifully carved in the purest of white statuary marble. The bust is of Sir Aubrey DeVere Hunt, 2nd Baronet (1788-1846), with stylised beard and wearing a Roman toga.

Provenance: Curraghchase, Co. Limerick

Circa 1830

Sir Aubrey (Hunt) de Vere, 2nd Baronet (28 August 1788 – 5 July 1846) was an Anglo-Irish poet and landowner.

Wordsworth called his sonnets the most perfect of the age. These and his drama, Mary Tudor: An Historical Drama, were published by his son the poet Mr. Aubrey Thomas de Vere in 1875 and 1884.

 

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Measurements:

Width: 21" (533mm)

Height: 28" (711mm)

Depth: 12" (305mm)

Price: £8,000 (+VAT)

Product Code: SC015

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Marble Bust – SC015

Marble Bust – SC015

Product Code: SC015

Antique statuary Carrara marble bust depicting a male in the classical Roman portrait style

Life-sized and beautifully carved in the purest of white statuary marble. The bust is of Sir Aubrey DeVere Hunt, 2nd Baronet (1788-1846), with stylised beard and wearing a Roman toga.

Provenance: Curraghchase, Co. Limerick

Circa 1830

Sir Aubrey (Hunt) de Vere, 2nd Baronet (28 August 1788 – 5 July 1846) was an Anglo-Irish poet and landowner.

Wordsworth called his sonnets the most perfect of the age. These and his drama, Mary Tudor: An Historical Drama, were published by his son the poet Mr. Aubrey Thomas de Vere in 1875 and 1884.

 

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