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SM SC31. ©Sir John Soane's Museum, London. Photo: Art UK
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John Flaxman (1755 - 1826), sculptor

Bas relief after the Borghese Vase

Terracotta

Height: 35.5cm
Width: 138.4cm

Museum number: SC31

Curatorial note

In 2012 this relief was reinstated in its original position in the recreated Tivoli Recess as part of Phase 2 of Opening up the Soane.

Literature

Helen Dorey ‘Soane and Flaxman’ in Flaxman: Master of the Purest Line, Exhibition Catalogue, Sir John Soane’s Museum 2003
Ella Hendriks, 'The First Patron of John Flaxman', The Burlington Magazine, Vol. 126, No. 979 (October 1984), pp.618-625, ill.fig.27.


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