19th Century Marble Bust of Sir Thomas Spencer Wells, circa 1879 For Sale
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19th Century Marble Bust of Sir Thomas Spencer Wells, circa 1879

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Sir Thomas Wells was an illustrious surgeon and President of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1883 and was also Surgeon to the Household of Queen Victoria from 1863-1896.there is so much more which he achieved and we have a full history of Sir Wells,and his sculptor,who was also an eminent surgeon which we have researched and are happy to share. Please see: Wells, Sir Thomas Spencer-biographical entry- 1) Plarr's Lives of the Fellows 2) Wikisource and Wikipedia The family of Sir Thomas Spencer Wells,Baronet,F.R.C.S.91818-1897),thence by descent. Literature Sources Algernon Graves's 1906 "The Royal Academy of Arts.A complete Dictionary of contributors...1769-1904" Where it lists on Page 61 of volume 5 reads:"Liebreich,R,Sculptor,18 Albemarle Street.1879,1471,T.Spencer Wells, F.R.C.S., bust, marble".    

Details

  • Creator
    Richard Liebreich F.R.C.S. (1830-1917) (Sculptor)
  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    1879
  • Dimensions
    H 67.3 in. x W 22.4 in. x D 15.7 in.H 170.95 cm x W 56.9 cm x D 39.88 cm
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    Code: 10409
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference Number
    LU4776114952391
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