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Relief - John Scott, Earl of Eldon (1751-1838)
  • John Scott, Earl of Eldon (1751-1838)
    Bally, William
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John Scott, Earl of Eldon (1751-1838)

  • Object:

    Relief

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1832-1851 (made)
    ca. 1775-1786 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bally, William (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wax in ebonized wood frame

  • Credit Line:

    From the Mary Bate Collection

  • Museum number:

    A.69-1970

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

The sitter is John Scott, Earl of Eldon, who was Lord Chancellor of England, The portrait, in white wax, shows him in three-quarter relief facing to the front. He is shown in late middle age and wears a wide, plain neckerchief.

Physical description

The portrait in white wax is in three wuarter relief, with Lord Eldon facing to the front. He is shown in late middle age and wears a wide, plain neckerchief.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1832-1851 (made)
ca. 1775-1786 (made)

Artist/maker

Bally, William (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Wax in ebonized wood frame

Marks and inscriptions

'LORD ELDON by BALLY'.
Handwritten label on back.

Dimensions

Height: 15.3 cm, Width: 13 cm oval

Object history note

From the Mary Bate Collection, ex. loan 129. Bought from Philip Bate for £40.

Descriptive line

Relief, Wax, English, by William Bally (active 1832-1851), about 1832-1851

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

Pyke, E.J. A Biographical Dictionary of Wax Modellers, Oxford, 1973, p. 9, pl. 13.

Materials

Wax

Categories

Portraits

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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