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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

Bust of King George V in naval uniform

Overview

Creator: James Alexander Stevenson (1881-1937) (sculptor)
Creation Date: 
1914
Materials: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
2' 8"
RCIN 
2133
Provenance: 
Acquired by King George V
Description:

Stevenson was trained in sculpture at the Royal College of Art and the Royal Academy Schools. This bust of the King was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1915, and bears the sculptor’s usual signature MYRANDER, a conflation of his wife’s Christian name and his own second Christian name. His bust of Shackleton (in Christchurch, New Zealand) was made in 1909, following the Nimrod expedition.

Further details

Category: 
Sculpture