Kathleen Scott, Lady Kennet (1878-1947)
Bust of King George V 1910-36
Bronze bust on marble plinth | RCIN 45169
Although often overshadowed by the fame of her husband, Kathleen Scott was a significant sculptor, most notably for her portraits of the great men of her day. This bust, a reduction of a life-size bust commissioned by the Hearts of Oak Society for their London offices, was sent to Queen Mary by Kathleen Scott. The King sat for the bust in March 1935, and it was unveiled on 28 June of that year.
ProvenancePresented to Queen Mary by Kathleen Scott (Lady Kennet), 26 June 1935. It is a reduction of the full size bronze commissioned by the Hearts of Oak Society.
Kathleen Scott, Lady Kennet (1878-1947) (sculptor)
Medium & Techniques
Bronze bust on marble plinth