AFTER SIR FRANCIS LEGGATT CHANTREY (BRITISH 1781-1842): A 19TH CENTURTY PAINTED PLASTER BUST DEPICTING JAMES WATT, depicting all' antica in a draped toga in the classical style, raised on an integral cylindrical socle,
Chantrey produced several marble busts of James Watt, and records show that Watt ordered himself a marble example in 1814, and another dated 1824 is in the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.
Related literature: Dunkerley, S, Francis Chantrey, Sculptor: From Norton to Knighthood, pp 37 - 33, pl 7
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