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Medal of the Society of Arts presented to Maria Denman 'for a cupid's head in plaster', 1807, silver.

Museum number: SDR21.15

Curatorial note

The cupid's head for which Miss Denman won this medal is also in the Soane collection, SM SC38). Maria Denman was the sculptor John Flaxman's sister-in-law and was a close friend of Soane who had her portrait (by Flaxman) hanging in his Dressing Room on the ground floor at 13 Lincoln's Inn Fields.

This silver medal was designed and made by G.F. Pidgeon.


If you have any further information about this object, please contact us: worksofart@soane.org.uk