Friday, 15 July 2016

John Palmer of Ecton by Michael Rysbrack

 
 
 
 
John Palmer (1612 -79).
Rector of Ecton, Northamptonshire.
Circa 1732.
Painted Terracotta
Michael Rysbrack.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
John Palmer (1612 - 79).
 Rector of Ecton 1641-79; archdeacon of Northampton 1665-79, terracotta, with original painted surface; on a later painted stone base bust: 61cm. socle 17cm.
Painted Terracotta
signed Michael Rysbrack
 
Model for the Marble bust on the Palmer monument in Ecton Church, Northamptonshire.
 
Sold Lot 125 , 14 July 2010 Sotheby's London,
 
 
Provenance: John Palmer (ob. 1761); thence by descent at The Rectory, Ecton, Northamptonshire
Peterborough Diocesan Parsonages Board; sold Christie's, London, 6 December 1988, lot 128.
 
For the comprehensive catalogue entry by Gordon Balderson see -
 
 
 
 
 
The Ecton Palmer monument dated 1732.
_______________________________________
 
 
 
 
Another John Palmer, of Ecton d. 1761 
Barrister of the Inner Temple
Lord of the manor of Cogenhoe, Nothamptonshire.
dated 1749 
 
William Hogarth
63.5 x 76 cms
 
Yale Centre for British Art.

No comments:

Post a Comment