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Baron Carlo Marochetti RA, Bust of Sir Edwin Landseer, R.A.

Bust of Sir Edwin Landseer, R.A., 1867

Baron Carlo Marochetti RA (January 1805 - 1867)

RA Collection: Art

Carlo Marochetti may have sculpted this bust of Landseer to mark the success of their collaboration on the four great lions for the corners of Nelson's Column, Trafalgar Square. Landseer was commissioned to sculpt the lions in 1858. They were cast by Marochetti in 1866 and positioned in 1867.

Object details

Title
Bust of Sir Edwin Landseer, R.A.
Artist/designer
Baron Carlo Marochetti RA (January 1805 - 1867)
Date
1867
Object type
Sculpture
Medium
Marble
Dimensions

600 mm x 550 mm x 340 mm, Weight: 50.4 kg

Collection
Royal Academy of Arts
Object number
03/1769
Acquisition
Diploma Work given by
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