Edward Onslow Ford, R.A. 1852 - 1901
Bust of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, R.A.
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Bust of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, R.A., 1895
Bronze, 770 X 670 X 440 mm
Diploma Work given by Edward Onslow Ford, R.A., accepted 1895
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Edward Onslow Ford presented this bust to the Royal Academy as his Diploma work in 1895. Alma-Tadema admired it greatly and painted a portrait of the sculptor's daughter Clothilde, in exchange for a copy. He dedicated the portrait "For Friend Ford".