A Marble Head of Admiral Lord Nelson


1801 to 1805


United Kingdom


Height 18.00 inch.

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A Marble Head of Admiral Lord Nelson from a bust by or after Thaller and Ranson, circa 1801-1805 The antique condition life-size head shown looking forward and mounted on a later bronzed wooden plinth.

Height of head: 11” (28cm) Overall height: 18” (46cm)

Footnote: This head is by or after Franz Thaller’s and Matthias Ranson’s bust, Horatio Nelson, Viscount Nelson, 1801 and was discovered during renovation work in the grounds of Possingworth Park, Cross-in Hand, East Sussex, home of the collector and connoisseur Louis Huth.

We are indebted to Martyn Downer for researching this piece.

Provenance: Louis Huth, Possingworth Park, East Sussex

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