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Studies the conservation of the effigies of the Earl and Countess of Arundel at Arundel in 1980.
V & A analysed the paint of the painted raised wax decoration.
Also discusses monument to Francis Holles by Nicholas Stone 1624-7 in Westminster Abbey. Suggests Inigo Jones’ classicism not understood by Stone so soon died out.
Traces Inigo Jones monumental work and his influence on Stone. Tessa Murdoch: Discusses monument of John Hough, Bishop of Worcester d. Also monument to Duke of Argyll and Greenwich installed in Westminster Abbey in 1749.
Suggests connection with paintings of Jean Pucelle active in Paris in 1320s. c.1316 at Shorne, Kent and Sir Richard de Westcote d. Comments on the nature of the armour particularly the coifs worn by these effigies, their sword belts and spurs.
Shows Pucellian originals influencing style in other media. Early 17C memorial sculpture saw introduction of classical learning in design.
Describes the analysis of paint layers on the effigy and reconstructs the original polychromy.
Describes divergent views among antiquaries in late 18C and tells of Gough’s disagreement with and departure from Society of Antiquaries in 1797.
More famous because of its location and subject was Boehm’s monument to Arthur Stanley, Dean of Westminster 1882-4.
Also examines Howard tombs at Lanercost Priory, Frank Holly 1888-93 at St Paul’s Cathedral and Benjamin Disraeli at Westminster Abbey. Shows that tombs at Westminster, which showed many stylistic innovations, had become a regular tourist attraction in the early 17C which resulted in their being copied or adapted by those who saw them for regional use.
Describes two monuments by James Gibbs in Poets Corner and proposed monument by Rysbrack.
Identifies a monument in S cloister as by Roubiliac 1748..