Queen Victoria (1819-1901) Reigned 1837-1901

  • Image of Queen Victoria (1819-1901) Reigned 1837-1901
  • Image of Queen Victoria (1819-1901) Reigned 1837-1901
  • Image of Queen Victoria (1819-1901) Reigned 1837-1901
  • About the work
    Location
    Country: Italy
    City: Rome
    Place: British Embassy

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    Title
    Queen Victoria (1819-1901) Reigned 1837-1901
    Date
    1847
    Medium
    Marble bust with gilded lettering
    Dimensions
    height: 57.00 cm, width: 38.00 cm, depth: 28.00 cm
    Acquisition
    Origin uncertain; possibly gift from Prince Anatole Demidoff
    Inscription
    bc: VICTORIA REGINA ; on base, front: AL PRINCIPE ANATOLIO DEMIDOFF / IN SAN DONATO IL 15. APRIL 1847. / OFFRIVANO RICONOSCENTI / I MEMBRI DELLA COMMISSONE / PER SOCCORRERE GL'IRLANDESI E SCOZZESI / AFFLITTI DALLA CARESTIA ; on base, left face: P.PE C. PONIATOWSKI / P.PE G. PONIATOWSKI / M.SE ZAPPI / BARONE POILLY / CONTE SANGIORGIO / CAV.E. L. FRESCOBOLDI / R BAYLY ESQ / H HALL ESQ. / I.L. MAGUAY ESQ / T MARCH ESQ / C.B. SMYTH ESQ / F.G. SLOAN ESQ ; on base, right face: SIR G. HAMILTON / LORD VERNON / HON: R.E. PLUNKETT / RT: HON: SIR F. ADAM / HON: P.C. SCARLETT / HON: CAPT: VIVIAN / T. WESSERBURN ESQ. / A. VANSITTART ESQ. / C. MONRO ESQ. / C. PLOWDEN ESQ. / A. FRENCH ESQ. / E. BAKER ESQ. ; verso: TYPUS I GIBSON ECTYUS B GIBSON
    Provenance
    Commissioned by the Committee of the British Association in Rome; by whom presented to Anatoly Nikolaievich Demidov, 1st Prince of San Donato (1813-1870) in recognition of his support of the Irish Famine Fund; acquired by the Government Picture Collection by February 1980
    GAC number
    15483