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Richard Wagner (1813–1883)
Richard Wagner (1813–1883)
Richard Wagner (1813–1883)
Richard Wagner (1813–1883)
Richard Wagner (1813–1883)
Richard Wagner (1813–1883)
Richard Wagner (1813–1883)

Photo credit: Royal Academy of Music

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A portrait of Richard Wagner. The marble original is said to be in the Berlin Alte National Gallery, Germany. The work is posthumous, showing Wagner in mid-life, in contemporary clothing, bearded and looking to his right. A bust of Wagner, mounted on a pedestal and also by Schaper, is in the Giardini Garibaldi, Castello, Venice.

Royal Academy of Music



Richard Wagner (1813–1883)






H 68 x W 66 x D 43 cm

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incised on rear right shoulder: F. Schaper, VII 85


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