Wednesday, 16 December 2015

The Rysbrack Statuettes of Rubens, van Dyck and du Quesnoy, Part 25, Sotheby's

A Pair of  Plaster Statuettes of Rubens and van Dyck
After Michael Rysbrack
Sotheby's 4the December 1956 & 13th July 1962.
 
 
 
Pair of Polychrome painted plaster casts of Rubens and van Dyck
after Michael Rysbrack.
 
Sold Sotheby's - Lot 51  - 13th July 1962.
 
 
 

 
 
 
 Extract from the Sotheby's Catalogue 13 July 1962.
 
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Anthony van Dyck and Francois du Quesnoy.
Plaster casts after Michael Rysbrack
21.5 cms tall.
Sotheby's 4th Dec 1956.
 
 
 
 
Extract from the Sotheby's Catalogue
For the sale 4th Dec. 1956.
 
I am very grateful for all at Sotheby's Bond Street Sculpture Department for providing me with this information.
 
 
 

The Rysbrack Statuettes of Rubens, van Dyck and du Quesnoy, Part 24. The Kirkleatham Plaster Statuettes of Rubens and van Dyck signed Cheere.

The Pair of Plaster Statuettes of Rubens and van Dyck.
From Kirkleatham Hall Yorkshire.
Cast after the Originals by Michael Rysbrack.
Signed Cheere f. 1749.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
These are currently the best photographs available.  I have recently been given permission to visit York to photograph the Kirkleatham plasters - watch this space!

The Rysbrack Statuettes of Rubens, van Dyck and du Quesnoy, Part 23, The Stourhead Statuettes of Rubens and van Dyck.

The Stourhead Plaster Statuettes of Rubens and van Dyck
After Michael Rysbrack.
 
This pair of Statuettes are unsigned.
Each  23.75 inches, 60cms tall.
van Dyck has lost his left arm.
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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I am extremely grateful to Emily Blanchard and the staff at Stourhead for allowing me the opportunity to visit and take these photographs.