Lot 137: HIRAM POWERS (AMERICAN NEOCLASSICAL SCULPTOR 1805 -1873) A WHITE MARBLE BUST OF W.H. CASSELLS 39cm wide, 61cm high, 26cm deep

Lyon & Turnbull

March 21, 2007, 11:00 AM EST
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Description: HIRAM POWERS (AMERICAN NEOCLASSICAL SCULPTOR 1805 -1873)
A WHITE MARBLE BUST OF W.H. CASSELLS
gazing to dexter, on tapering plinth base, inscribed to side ''HIRAM POWERS SCULP''
39cm wide, 61cm high, 26cm deep
Notes: Note: Walter Richard Cassells, poet and critic of theology whose influential three-volume Supernatural Religion created a sensation in theological circles. He was also an avid collector, commissioning Powers to make the bust in 1868.

Provenance: Cairness House.
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Lyon & Turnbull
March 21, 2007, 11:00 AM EST

Edinburgh, United Kingdom