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Robert Burns (1759–1796)
Robert Burns (1759–1796)
Robert Burns (1759–1796)
Robert Burns (1759–1796)
Robert Burns (1759–1796)
Robert Burns (1759–1796)
Robert Burns (1759–1796)
Robert Burns (1759–1796)
Robert Burns (1759–1796)
Robert Burns (1759–1796)
Robert Burns (1759–1796)
Robert Burns (1759–1796)

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A subject standing, a bonnet in his right hand, atop a plinth, with bronze panels on each of the four faces of the pedestal, of which three represent scenes from Burns's poems.




bronze on granite pedestal


H 274 x W (?) x D (?) cm;
Plinth: H 366 x W (?) x D (?) cm

Accession number


Acquisition method

purchased with public subscription

Work type



Glasgow City Council


Glasgow City Council

Work status


Listing status

B (Scotland)

Unveiling date

25th January 1877


at all times

Signature/marks description

on the left side of the plinth: EWING FECIT. 1876; on the right side of the plinth: COX & SONS ART FOUNDERS LONDON; on the lower right side of the dado: G. E. EWING Sc; on the right hand narrative panel: J. A. EWING

Inscription description

on the front relief panel on the pedestal: ROBERT BURNS / BORN 1759 / DIED 1796


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