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Edward Onslow Ford RA, Bust of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, R.A.

Bust of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, R.A., 1895

Edward Onslow Ford RA (1852 - 1901)

RA Collection: Art

Edward Onslow Ford presented this bust to the Royal Academy as his Diploma work in 1895. Alma-Tadema admired it greatly and painted a portrait of the sculptor's daughter Clothilde, in exchange for a copy. He dedicated the portrait "For Friend Ford".

Object details

Title
Bust of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, R.A.
Artist/designer
Edward Onslow Ford RA (1852 - 1901)
Date
1895
Object type
Sculpture
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions

770 mm

Collection
Royal Academy of Arts
Object number
03/1720
Acquisition
Diploma Work given by Edward Onslow Ford RA accepted 1895
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