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Albert Bruce-Joy (1842-1924), Sculptor

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 4 portraits
The portrait sculptor Albert Bruce-Joy was born in Dublin, and educated first on the Continent, and then at the South Kensington and Royal Academy Schools. He exhibited work at the Royal Academy from 1866. Bruce-Joy worked for four years under another Dublin-born sculptor, J.H. Foley, and when the latter died in 1874, Bruce-Joy's profile was raised by fulfilling his outstanding commissions. During his career, he produced some 150 or so portrait busts, and a number of full statues.

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Sir Humphry Davy, Bt

by Albert Bruce-Joy
plaster cast of medallion, 1876
NPG 1273


Edward White Benson

by Albert Bruce-Joy
plaster cast of bust, circa 1885
NPG 2058


Edward White Benson

after Albert Bruce-Joy
bronze bust, 1924 (circa 1885)
NPG 2058a


Alfred Russel Wallace

by Albert Bruce-Joy
plaster cast of medallion, 1906
NPG 1764