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Augustus Cornwall Downing (1817-1895)

Augustus Cornwall Downing (1817-1895)
Title
Augustus Cornwall Downing (1817-1895)
Date 
1868
Medium 
White marble
Dimensions 
Overall: 29 x 19 1/2 x 11 in. ( 73.7 x 49.5 x 27.9 cm )
Description 
Portrait bust.
Credit Line 
Gift of the subject's grandchildren, through Miss Alys M. Downing
Object Number 
1943.184
Marks 
inscribed: center back of bust: "Nach der natur modell./u.i. marmor ausget./v.Prof.Ioh. halibig./Munchen, 1868"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group