Person    | Male  Born 19/2/1775  Died 26/12/1831

Giovanni Battista Comolli

Categories: Sculpture

Countries: Italy

Giovanni Battista Comolli

Italian sculptor. From Wikipedia: After 1816 till about 1820, he moved to London, where despite his prior adulation of Napoleon, he was flattered with repeated commissions. Here he made busts of Lord Fox, of the Duke of Gloucester, of the Marquis of Buckingham, of Thomas Grenville, and also completed the marble altar for the Catholic Church of St. Mary Moorfields, reconsecrated in London in 1820. Around 1820, he returned to Milan.

Trying to identify the subjects: we think the Lord Fox is probably the 3rd Baron Holland.  According to Wikipedia there was no Duke of Gloucester 1751-1928 so we have no idea who this is. The Marquis of Buckingham is probably Richard Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Chandos (1776-1839).

This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
Giovanni Battista Comolli

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Thomas Grenville

This bust is a 20th-century replica after G. B. Comolli, 19th century.

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Sir Thomas Brock

Sir Thomas Brock

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James Honeywood
1 memorial
Stephen Cox

Stephen Cox

Sculptor. His style mixes Italian, Egyptian and Indian traditions. He also works in wood, and has exhibited at the Royal Academy.

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1 memorial
Carl Payne
1 memorial
Mario Raggi

Mario Raggi

Sculptor.  Born Italy.  Moved to England in 1850.  Died Farnham, Surrey.

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1 memorial