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PROPERTY FROM A PRINCELY COLLECTION

After a model by Franz Thaller (1759-1817) and Matthias Ranson (fl. circa 1800)
British, first half 19th century
BUST OF LORD NELSON
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PROPERTY FROM A PRINCELY COLLECTION

After a model by Franz Thaller (1759-1817) and Matthias Ranson (fl. circa 1800)
British, first half 19th century
BUST OF LORD NELSON
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Details & Cataloguing

Of Royal and Noble Descent

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After a model by Franz Thaller (1759-1817) and Matthias Ranson (fl. circa 1800)
British, first half 19th century
BUST OF LORD NELSON
the socle initialled: J.B.S.
white marble, on a white marble socle initialled: JBS
bust: 58.5cm; 23in.;
overall: 71cm; 28 in.
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Provenance

Sotheby’s London, Trafalgar: Nelson and the Napoleonic Wars, 5 October 2005, lot 75

Catalogue Note

In the present portrait, Nelson is depicted in rear-admiral's full dress uniform and wearing various decorations, including the two large naval medals he was awarded for the battles of Cape St Vincent and the Nile: a third was award posthumously for Trafalgar, the other decorations are the order of the Crescent, given to Nelson by Sultan Selim III, the Neapolitan order of St Ferdinand (to the left of the Crescent), and below these the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, awarded in 1797

Of Royal and Noble Descent

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