17th and 18th-century sculpture
Important pieces include:
Giovanni Guelfi (fl.1714-34), terracotta model for James Craggs tomb, Westminster Abbey. The first statue in 18th century England to derive its pose directly from Classical Roman sources.
Arnold Quellin (1609-88), terracotta statuette of Charles II, model for marble statue on the Royal Exchange, City of London, 1684.
Michael Rysbrack (1694-1770), terracotta figure of Van Dyck & terracotta model for relief of the surrender of Marshall Tallard to the Duke of Marlborough after the Battle of Blenheim in the Chapel at Blenheim Palace.
L.F. Roubiliac (1702-62): medallion portrait of Handel.
John Bacon the elder (1740-99): terracotta model for the tomb of Daniel Seton, Bombay.