A Neoclassical Portrait Bust
By Lewis Alexander Goblet (1764-c.1823)
Possibly exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1821
Carved from Carrara marble, the bust supported on a waisted circular socle; representing a lady, dressed in the antique manner with flowing garbs, her hair likewise in a Neoclassical style, tied up with cropped curls framing the face, carefully modelled and facing right, following her gaze. Signed by the artist and dated.
English, dated 1820