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Charles Townley (1737–1805)
Charles Townley (1737–1805)
Charles Townley (1737–1805)
Charles Townley (1737–1805)
Charles Townley (1737–1805)
Charles Townley (1737–1805)
Charles Townley (1737–1805)
Charles Townley (1737–1805)
Charles Townley (1737–1805)

Photo credit: Towneley Hall Art Gallery & Museum

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A white marble bust of Charles Townley in the form of a term, created in 1807 by Nollekens making use of Townley's death mask.

Towneley Hall Art Gallery & Museum

Burnley

Title

Charles Townley (1737–1805)

Date

1807

Medium

white marble

Measurements

H 47 x W 31 x D 23 cm

Accession number

scu060

Acquisition method

purchased, 2008

Work type

Bust

Signature/marks description

incised on right hand side of bust: NOLLEKENS Ft. 1807; incised on back bust: NOLLEKENS Ft. / 1807

Inscription description

inscribed on bottom front of bust: CHARLES TOWNLEY. / ΤΑΡΧΑΤΟΤΟΙΣθΑΚΑΙΤΑΚΑΙΝΕΙΣΕΙΣΑΦΩΣ

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