Bronze equestrian statue of William III, modelled on an earlier statue of the king by John Michael Rysbrack in Queen Square, Bristol (see here)
The statue was sculpted by John Bacon, finished and cast by his son John Bacon Jr.
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- John Bacon the Younger (1777-1859),
- John Bacon the Elder (London 1740 - London 1799),
Sources & Information
- Wikipedia, Equestrian statue of William III, London.
- Andrew Kershman, London's Monuments (London: Metro Publ., 2013), p. 102-103.
- John Blackwood, London's Immortals: The Complete Outdoor Commemorative Statues (London: Savoy, 1989), p. 46-47.
- London Remembers, Memorials.
- The Victorian Web, The Art of Sculpture in Victorian Britain.
- Kees van Tilburg, From Marcus Aurelius to Kim Jong-il: The story of equestrian statues throughout the ages (Amstelveen, 2017). – see also the Equestrian statue website.
Locatie (N 51°30'25" - W 0°8'6") (Satellite view: Google Maps)
Item Code: gblo211; Photograph: 18 March 2019
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