Wednesday, 12 January 2011

Death Masks

Joseph Mallord William Turner
attributed to Thomas Woolner
George Moore
by L. Godon

Sir Isaac Newton
possibly after John Michael Rysbrack
after 1727

Sir Thomas Lawrence
by Unknown artist

Oliver Cromwell
by Unknown artist
possibly late 17th century

Here are some pictures of death masks from the National Portrait Gallery. I plan to go and see them in the assessment period, along with the famous one at the st.johns hospital of the girl from the river seine.

All Images are © National Portrait Gallery, London

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