CollectionGeorge II
ReferenceGEO/MAIN/52959
TitleInscription for a statue of Pope Benedict XIV
Date[1757]
WriterWalpole, Horace
DescriptionCopy. This is not the hand of Horace Walpole
Document Image

GEO_MAIN_52959.pdf

LanguageEnglish
Extent1 document (4 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
LevelItem
Related MaterialIn the sale of Horace Walpole’s collection at Strawberry Hill in 1842 (G. Robins, the valuable contents of Strawberry Hill…, eighteenth day, 14 May 1842, lot 115 (Green Closet) was:
‘The Head of Pope Benedict XIV. , taken in 1757, with a beautiful Eulogy in Lord Orford’s own handwriting, on this the best of the Roman Pontifs. - Vide back of the model’. GEO/MAIN/52959 is a transcript of the inscription on the back of that portrait
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