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The Ninth Duke of Marlborough (Head)

The Ninth Duke of Marlborough (Head)

Born USA, active England, 1880–1959

The Ninth Duke of Marlborough (Head)

Plaster

40 x 19 x 25 cm

Gift of the Jacob Epstein Estate

Jacob Epstein © Tate Gallery, London
Accession number:

B66.1611

Arts/Modern Art

When Epstein's old friend, Gladys Deacon, married the Duke of Marlborough, she commissioned a bust of her aristocratic- and ascetic-looking husband.

From the Israel Museum publications:

Kamien-Kazhdan, Adina, Focus on the Collection: Jacob Epstein, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2002

Exhibitions:

Focus on the Collection: Jacob Epstein, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 23/08/2002 - 28/04/2003

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by:
Ms. Joan Lessing, New York and Jerusalem