Wednesday, March 26


A study model for the figure of a bishop-saint on the tomb of the rather slow Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence, whose main contribution to world culture, in addition to being a bête-noire for particularly hysterical Ripperologists, is the aforementioned grandiose art-nouveau tomb by Sir Alfred Gilbert, of whom more here. A fascinating little bust, though it appears he is inexplicably wearing a cope morse with his chasuble.

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