Fame and Friendship: Pope, Roubiliac and the Portrait Bust

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No literary figure of the 18th century was more esteemed than the poet Alexander Pope, and his sculpted portraits exemplify the celebration of literary fame at a period when authorship was being newly conceived and the portrait bust was enjoying new popularity. Accompanying an exhibition at Waddesdon Manor (The Rothschild Collection), this publication explores the convergence between authorship, portraiture, and the sculpted image in particular, by bringing together a wide range of works that foreground Pope's celebrity ...

Fame and Friendship: Pope, Roubiliac and the Portrait Bust 2014, The Rothschild Foundation, Aylesbury

ISBN-13: 9780954731052

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