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A bust of Sir Lennox Berkeley, depicting the head and neck of the sitter, when elderly, mounted on a square wooden black-painted plinth. He is facing forward, wearing a shirt collar and necktie. The work is bronze painted plaster linked to its plinth by a bronze-painted metal support bar. The bust was sculpted following ten sittings by Sir Lennox Berkeley in his home in Warwick Avenue, Little Venice; following its exhibition at the Cheltenham Festival, Chester Music contacted the artist on 27th October 1983 asking to purchase the bust.
plaster & metal
H 44.7 x W 20.5 x D 22.5 cm
gift from Professor Peter Dickinson
on the rear of the shirt collar: E. Millner; with the inscription 'P1' appearing on the collar to the left of the signature