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Antique Portrait Bust, English, Plaster Head, Francis Derwent Wood c.1920 (1 of 12)
London Fine Ltd
Devon, UK

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Antique Portrait Bust, English, Plaster Head, Francis Derwent Wood c.1920

REF: 18.8222 / LA392418
£985
€1,103
$1,064
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Description
This is an antique portrait bust. An English, plaster head, signed by Francis Derwent Wood (1871-1926), dating to the early 20th century, circa 1920. Francis Derwent Wood Ra was a British sculptor. Elected to the Royal Academy in London in 1920, he also held a position as head of sculpture at the Royal College of Art between 1918 and 1923. Fascinating bust, personalised by a renowned British sculptor. Displays a desirable aged patina and in good order. Quality plaster form with lightly glossed finish over caramel hues. A rambunctious self portrait of the artist in his latter years, with overt character. Personal inscription to front reads 'To R.E.K. from Derwent Wood' - signed to rear also This is a fascinating antique portrait bust, gifted from the sculptor to the inscribed recipient. Highly distinctive and of copious charm. Delivered polished and ready to display.

measurements

Height:
24 cm
Width:
10 cm
Depth:
12.5 cm

declaration

London Fine Ltd has clarified that the Antique Portrait Bust, English, Plaster Head, Francis Derwent Wood c.1920 (LA392418) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1920

condition

Presented in very good antique condition.

additional info

Material:
Origin:
Artisan:
-
Date of Manufacture:
c.1920

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location

This Antique Portrait Bust, English, Plaster Head, Francis Derwent Wood c.1920 is located in Hele, United Kingdom