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Bust

Portrait sculpture or painting showing the head, neck, shoulders, and part of the upper arms and chest.

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Isaac Ware
after Louis François Roubiliac
based on a work of circa 1741
NPG 4982

Louis François Roubiliac
attributed to Joseph Wilton
circa 1761
NPG 2145

Charles James Fox
after Joseph Nollekens
1791
NPG 139

Richard Reynolds
by Samuel Percy
circa 1817
NPG 4674

Queen Victoria
replica by Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey
1841, based on a work of 1839
NPG 1716

Florence Nightingale
by Sir John Robert Steell, cast by Alessandro Parlanti
1859-1862
NPG 1748

(William) Edward Hartpole Lecky
by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt
circa 1890
NPG 1360

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton
after Sir Thomas Brock
1923, based on a work of 1892
NPG 1957a

T.S. Eliot
by Jacob Epstein
1951
NPG 4440

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