Sir Walter Scott

1820
Sir Francis Chantrey (English, 1781–1842)


Dimensions

Sheet: 28.1 x 21.6 cm (11 1/16 x 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

63.1629

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil and gray wash on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Chantrey made a marble bust of Scott in 1820. This profile was used also as frontispiece in some editions of the Waverly Novels.

Inscription

Below in graphite pencil: Sir Walter Scott Bart. /19th April 1820-/ Fr Chantrey.

Provenance

Thomas Agnew & Sons, London; from whom purchased November 13, 1963 with Mary L. Smith Fund

Credit Line

Mary L. Smith Fund