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Sir John Pope-Hennessy (1913–1994)

© The Executors of the Frink Estate and Archive. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2019. Photo credit: National Portrait Gallery, London

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Sir John Pope-Hennessy was an art historian and director successively of the Victoria and Albert Museum from 1967 to 1973 and the British Museum from 1974 to 1976. He was an authority on the art of the Renaissance, his numerous publications include many books on Italian sculpture.

National Portrait Gallery, London

London


Date

1975

Medium

bronze & plastic

Measurements

H 34.3 x W (?) x D (?) cm

Accession number

5406

Acquisition method

purchased, 1981

Work type

Bust

Inscription description

incised and numbered 3/3


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