John Hamilton Mortimer
Study of a Classical Statue date not known

Artwork details

Study of a Classical Statue
Date Date not known
Medium Graphite, ink and gouache on paper
Dimensions Support: 370 x 270 mm
Acquisition Purchased as part of the Oppé Collection with assistance from the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund 1996
View this artwork by appointment, at Tate Britain's Prints and Drawings Rooms

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As well as the Academy's collection of casts, students could make drawings from sculpture and casts in a private collection in London owned by the Duke of Richmond.  This is a study from a cast of a statue of Bacchus by the sixteenth century Italian sculptor and architect, Jacopo Sansovino.

September 2004

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