Sir Francis Chantrey and the Ashmolean Museum

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2016-05-15
  • Publisher: Ashmolean Museum
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This hand book uses the busts on the Chantrey Wall in the Ashmolean Museum to give an introduction to the remarkable career of Francis Chantrey (1781-1841), and the collection in the Ashmolean. The book will chart the progress of the busts from Chantrey'

Author Biography

Dr M G Sullivan was Chantrey Fellow at the Ashmolean from2006–9; Shuffrey Fellow at Lincoln College, Oxford 2006 9; and Bryan MontgomeryVisiting Fellow in Sculpture at Lincoln College in 2010. He curated theChantrey Wall, and conducted the three-year research project on the Chantreycollection. He holds a PhD from the University of Leeds, and is currently aResearch Fellow in the Research Department of the V&A.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Sir Francis Chantrey (1781–1841); Chantrey'sModels: An ‘Assemblage of Precious Objects'; Chantrey's Plasters: Display and Reputation; The Changing Fortunes ofthe Chantrey Collection in the Ashmolean; Reading Chantrey in the AshmoleanMuseum; Sources and Further Reading; Acknowledgements

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