Van der Doort c.1639

Francesco Duquesnoy, Flemish sculptor at Rome, Bernini's rival

Lying Sleeping Child

Walpole Society reference (1960): 
WS 94, № 19
Measurements (Van der Doort): 
7in x 0in (17.8cm high)
(embossed in clay in a case)
bought from Rome by Sir Henry Mileman
Gift / Exchange / Bought / Inherited: 
Room description extended: 
Your Majesty's statues placed round about the Cabinet Room; 36 including 16 of the 18 little statues which came to your majesty by the decease of Prince Henry; the other 2 are in the Chair Room
Original Manuscript page number: 
Windsor MS., f. 25 and V&A MS, f. 42, no 18 (WS 212)
Interpreting the text: 
The text in brackets comes from the V&A Manuscript
Identification certainty: 
Sale Inventory c.1649-51