Portrait bust of Joseph Hawley

Portrait bust of Joseph Hawley

Edward Davis, sculptor, London 1870. Statuary marble. Signed, titled & dated. 65cm H x 40cm w x 28cm D

A finely carved English Victorian period bust of Joseph Hawley, 3rd Baronet (1813-1875). Born in Harley St, London, the eldest of ten children, to  become a leading Victorian age  horse breeder. Four of his horses won The Derby.

Edward Davis (1813-1878) was an important 19th century sculptor, having trained at the Royal Academy Schools. He exhibited over 100 works at the Royal Academy from 1834 -1877, his work was displayed at the Great Exhibition of All Nations in 1851. His works are in the National Portrait Gallery, Burlington House, Royal Society & Westminster Abbey.

Price inc GST $6,500