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Frédéric Chopin (1810–1849)
Frédéric Chopin (1810–1849)
Frédéric Chopin (1810–1849)
Frédéric Chopin (1810–1849)
Frédéric Chopin (1810–1849)
Frédéric Chopin (1810–1849)

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A portrait bust of Frederic Chopin with an extended neck forming the pedestal and eyes closed. The original bust, in bronze, was commissioned by the Byron Society, Anglo-Polish Society and Chopin Society for The Guildhall, London, to commemorate Chopin's last concert in London, which took place in the Guildhall on 16 November 1848, and also the commemorative concert which was held in the Guildhall on 20 November 1978.

Royal Academy of Music







H 56 x W 26 x D 28.5 cm

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gift from Her Royal Highness Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, 1979

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incised on the rear with the sitter's and artist's names, and dated 1978.


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