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Unknown, Cast of a bust of an unidentified man
Unknown, Cast of a bust of an unidentified man
Unknown, Cast of a bust of an unidentified man
Unknown, Cast of a bust of an unidentified man

Cast of a bust of an unidentified man

Unknown

RA Collection: Art

On free display in Central Hall

One of the mysteries of the RA collection, the identity of the sitter portrayed in this plaster cast remains unknown. It was one of eight busts of artists and architects installed in the 'Octagon' in the Main Galleries at Burlington House when the RA moved there in 1868.

Object details

Title
Cast of a bust of an unidentified man
Artist/designer
Object type
Sculpture
Medium
Plaster
Dimensions

770 mm x 590 mm x 340 mm

Collection
Royal Academy of Arts
Object number
04/1142
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