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Joseph Lister, Baron Lister

Joseph Lister, Baron Lister, by Sir Thomas Brock, 1927, based on a work of circa 1912-1913 -NPG 1958a - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Joseph Lister, Baron Lister

by Sir Thomas Brock
Bronze bust , 1927, based on a work of circa 1912-1913
29 1/2 in. (749 mm) high
NPG 1958a

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In spring 1927 the National Portrait Gallery commissioned the Victoria & Albert Museum’s Department for the Sale of Casts to make a bronze of Thomas Brock’s plaster bust of Joseph Lister, NPG 1958. The cost was £45. [1]

See NPG 1958 for an account of other posthumous portraits of Lister by Brock.

Carol Blackett-Ord

Footnotesback to top

1) For estimate, invoice and correspondence, see NPG RP 1958a.

Physical descriptionback to top

Bust, head turned slightly to sitter’s left, incised eyeballs, clean-shaven with long whiskers, wearing frock coat, waistcoat and bow tie; on integral square socle.

Provenanceback to top

Purchased from the Victoria & Albert Museum, June 1927.

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