Monday, 22 August 2016

Bust of Edmund Waller by Michael Rysbrack

The Marble Bust of the Politician, Poet Edmund Waller
(1606 - 87). of Hall Barn, Beaconsfield
by Michael Rysbrack.
Originally at Hall Barn, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire.
Location unknown believed sold at the Hall Barn Sale
62 cms.
Signed M Rysbrack Fecit and dated 1728
Probably based on John Riley's Portrait.
Almost certainly commissioned for Hall Barn by Harry Waller the poet's grandson
Very low res photograph.
For a short biography see -
David Loggon 1685
Plumbago on Vellum
Engraving by George Vertue after Kneller
Edmund Waller, by George Vertue, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, published 1729 - NPG D30150 - © National Portrait Gallery, London
George Vertue after Kneller
Edmund Waller by John Riley (d.1691).
Engraving after Sir Peter Lely
Edmund Waller, by Peter Vanderbank (Vandrebanc), mid to late 17th century - NPG D27293 - © National Portrait Gallery, London
Peter Vanderbank after Lely
Photograph from Country Life, 1898.
see -
Hall Barn
Photographed before the removal of the Victorian additions on the left in 1968

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