Portraits from an eighteenth-century artistic circle
14th August 2009 - 14th November 2009
'Louis François Roubiliac at work on a bust of David Garrick'
Oil on canvas
Courtesy the Art Archive/Garrick Club
Tthis small exhibition sets up close comparisons between the painted and the sculpted portraits of the actor David Garrick and the sculptor Louis François Roubiliac, asking us how we measure likeness, and how we understand the concept of the professional homage, as one artist depicts another.
- Read the review of this exhibition in The Observer:Subject / Sitter / Maker