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Bust

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    c.1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    White marble

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by John Jones

  • Museum number:

    1185-1882

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This white marble bust of a boy is a copy of an ancient Roman bust dating from the 3rd century AD representing Salonius as a young child. This Roman bust is now at Petworth; it was acquired in the early nineteenth century, and the copy was probably made soon after this time.

Physical description

Bust of a boy, white marble. A copy of an ancient Roman bust dating from the 3rd century AD representing Salonius as a young child. Roman bust is now at Petworth, it was acquired in the early 19th century, and the copy was probably made soon after this time.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

c.1820 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

White marble

Dimensions

Height: 47 cm

Object history note

Jones Bequest.

Descriptive line

White marble bust of a boy. Early nineteenth century copy of a Roman bust of Salonius as a young child.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

List of Objects in the Art Division, South Kensington Museum acquired during the Year 1882. London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1883. pp. 113
Catalogue of the Jones Bequest. 1924. II, No. 399
Wyndham, M. Catalogue of the Collection of greek and Roman Antiquities in the Possession of Lord Leconfield. London, 1915. pp. 80-1

Materials

White marble

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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