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Image number: RS.13609
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Sculptured head of Baron Zuckerman of Burnham Thorpe

Date

1986

Sitter

Solly Zuckerman, Baron Zuckerman of Burnham Thorpe (1904-1993, British), Zoologist

Creator

Elisabeth Frink (1930-1993, British), Sculptor

Object type

Archive reference number

Material

Dimensions

height (sculpture): 293mm
width (sculpture): 241mm
depth (sculpture): 250mm
height (pedestal): 140mm
width (pedestal): 190mm
depth (pedestal): 19mm

Subject

Biology
   > Zoology

Description

Head of Baron Zuckerman of Burnham Thorpe.

Attached sticker inscribed: 'Bust of Lord Zuckerman OM KCB FRS by Elisabeth Frink Gift from Lady Zuckerman 1998'. Artist signature on the right hand side as viewed ‘Frink AC.’

Baron Zuckerman of Burnham Thorpe (1904- 1993), British zoololgist, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1943.

Object history

Gifted by Lady Zuckerman in 1998.

The donation is recorded in the Royal Society Minutes of Council, 30 November 1998 [CMO/83]: 'Reported that a bronze head or Lord Zuckerman had been presented to the Society by Lady Zuckerman...The President had conveyed the thanks of the Society to Lady Zuckerman.'

Cast and copies: The Elizabeth Frink Estate website indicates the portrait was originally commissioned by the Zoological Society of London in 1979 and is part of an edition of three.

Associated place

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