Nollekens and his times, volume 2
AND HIS TIMES:
LIFE OF THAT CELEBRATED SCULPTOR;
AND MEMOIRS OF
SEVERAL CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS,
FROM THE TIME OF
ROUBILIAC, HOGARTH, AND REYNOLDS,
TO THAT OF FUSELI, FLAXMAN, AND BLAKE.
JOHN THOMAS SMITH,
KEEPER OF THE PRINTS AND DRAWINGS IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM.
IN TWO VOLUMES.
HENRY COLBURN, NEW BURLINGT0N STREET.
PRINTED BY S. AND R. BENTLEY,
Dorset Street, Fleet Street.
THE SECOND VOLUME
Cause of Mr. Nollekens dismissing his Confessor. Songs of his youthful days. His bed. Unquiet nights productive of charity. Liberality to his domestics. Coarseness of his food and manner of eating. Inferiority of his wardrobe, and meanness of his domestic arrangements. Character of his drawings and those of other Sculptors. His Monumental designs and models. Infirmity of his latter days and death. Attested copy of his Will and Codicilsp. 1
Funeral of Mr. Nollekens. His wardrobe. List of his intended bequests. Professional anecdotes of him. Modelling in full dress. Taking casts from dead subjects. His mask of Mr. Pitt. Statue erected at Cambridge. Mrs. Siddons's remarks on it. Economy and profits of the Sculptor. Bust of Lord Londonderry. Economy in fuel. Fuseli's opinion of Nollekens. His bust of Mr. Coutts; anecdotes of its' execution. His collection of casts and models. Wigs painted by Lely and Kneller. Wycherley and Fielding wigs. Old system of wig-stealing. Mr. Nollekens's features of likeness in his busts. His busts of Mr. Fox30
Sale of Mr. Nollekens's collection of Sculpture. Mending antiques. Sale of his prints, &c. Account of his seated female figure. Patrons of modern English Sculptors. Antique foot. Sir Joshua Reynolds's throne chair. List of busts, monuments, and statues, executed by Nollekens. Chronological list of all his sculptures exhibited at the Royal Academy, from 1771 to 1816. Conclusion57
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES AND ANECDOTES
OF SEVERAL ARTISTS AND OTHERS,
CONTEMPORARY WITH NOLLEKENS,
|WARE, and HIS COMPANIONS at OLD SLAUGHTER'S||208|
|RECOLLECTIONS OF PUBLIC CHARACTERS sometime Inhabitants of St. Martin's Lane||223|
|VIVARES AND WOOLLETT||250|
|PATTERSON, the Auctioneer||279|