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Bust of Henry Herbert, 9th Earl of Pembroke, FRS (1693-1749/50): M.3-1816

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Bust of Henry Herbert, 9th Earl of Pembroke, FRS (1693-1749/50)


Sculptor: Roubiliac, Louis François




Terracotta. The sitter's head is turned front, facing and looking a little to the right. His hair falls to the nape of his neck and he is clean-shaven. He wears a cloak, which is knotted on his right shoulder.


History note: Henry Herbert, 9th Earl of Pembroke, FRS (1693-1749/50; Countess of Pembroke, his widow; ? ; Richard, 7th Viscount Fitzwilliam of Merrion (d. 1816)

Legal notes

Founder's Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 31.6 cm
Height: 76 cm
Width: 60.9 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount


18th Century, Mid
George II
Production date: before AD 1750

People, subjects and objects depicted


  • Sculpture UK

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Modelling (forming) : Terracotta

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.3-1816
Primary reference Number: 29726
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_3_1816
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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