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Relief - Princess Sophia (1777-1848)
  • Princess Sophia (1777-1848)
    Gosset, Isaac, born 1713 - died 1799
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Princess Sophia (1777-1848)

  • Object:

    Relief

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gosset, Isaac, born 1713 - died 1799 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wax in giltwood frame

  • Credit Line:

    From the Mary Bate Collection.

  • Museum number:

    A.71-1970

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Princess Sophia was the twelfth child of George III and Queen Charlotte. She is shown here aged about eight or nine, in profile facing to the right. She wears a plain frock with a shawl over her shoulders.

Physical description

The profile relief, in cream wax on black glass, of Princess Sophia is shown facing to the right. Aged about eight or nine, she is bare-headed and wears a plain frock with a shawl over her shoulders.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Gosset, Isaac, born 1713 - died 1799 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Wax in giltwood frame

Dimensions

Height: 18 cm Framed, Width: 15 cm Framed

Object history note

From the Mary Bate Collection, ex. loan 131. Bought from Philip Bate for £150.

Descriptive line

Relief, Wax, English, by Isaac Gosset (1713-1799)

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

Pyke, E.J. A Biographical Dictionary of Wax Modellers, Oxford, 1973, p. 57.

Materials

Wax

Categories

Portraits; Royalty

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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