Baron Carlo Marochetti, R.A. 1805 - 1867
Bust of Sir Edwin Landseer, R.A.
Photo: R.A./Paul Highnam
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Bust of Sir Edwin Landseer, R.A., 1867
Marble, 600 X 550 X 340 X 50.4 kg
Diploma Work given by Baron Carlo Marochetti, R.A., accepted 1868
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Carlo Marochetti may have sculpted this bust of Landseer to mark the success of their collaboration on the four great lions for the corners of Nelson's Column, Trafalgar Square. Landseer was commissioned to sculpt the lions in 1858. They were cast by Marochetti in 1866 and positioned in 1867.

This work is currently on display in the Royal Academy Restaurant