Lot 194
Portrait Bust of William Shakespeare
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Contemporary, plaster cast, inspired after the 18th century version by John Cheere (British, 1709-1787), raised rectangular foundry mark to verso.

HOA 22 1/2 in.

From the Personal Collection of Mr. William Ivey Long, Seaboard, North Carolina and New York, New York

This sculpture was used as a prop for the 2005 film version of The Producers, after Mel Brooks' award winning Broadway musical.

Good estate condition; some scattered smudges and surface accretions; vertical casting seam visible to middle.