The identification of the present bust is based mostly on comparison with known portraits and photographs of Duveen. Furthermore, the architects firm Romaine Walker and Jenkins (Lynn Jenkins' younger brother, Gilbert) designed the Duveen Sculpture Gallery at Tate Britain (1937, Mapping the Practice [...] op. cit.). Secrest (op. cit., p. 167) mentions Duveen's wish to hang a portrait of his father, or to install a bust of himself, in these galleries, which was declined by the trustees. Although Frank Lynn Jenkins is not recorded to have made a bust of Duveen, it is not unlikely he would have modeled a bust of Duveen as these building works were taking place, even if the bust was ultimately not placed in the galleries.
M. Secrest, Duveen, a Life in Art, New York, 2004; 'Frank Lynn Jenkins', Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851-1951, University of Glasgow History of Art and HATII, online database 2011 [http://sculpture.gla.ac.uk/view/person.php?id=msib2_1203116159, accessed 04 Jun 2018]
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