The Sculptor [Preparations for the Academy, Old Joseph Nollekens and his Venus]

Hand-colored etching | 28.5 x 21.8cm | c. 1800

Thomas Rowlandson

Rowlandson caricatures Sir Joseph Nollekens, who sculptures of classical gods and contemporary busts helped popularize Neoclassical taste in Britain. The sculptor’s collection of plaster and terracotta casts and antique fragments, brought back from R...
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