JOHN GRAHAM LOUGH MARBLE SCULPTURE AT JENNMAUR GALLERY  
     
  JOHN GRAHAM LOUGH (ENGLISH 1798-1876)  
 
John Graham Lough was known for his portrait sculpture and idealized female figures in marble .He also created in marble figures from Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream   John Graham Lough carved Puck in 1847. This is the original Puck executed as one of the ten marble statues representing characters from Shakespeare, all done under the patronage of Sir Matthew Ridley.This sculpture of Puck was exhibited in the Great Exhibition of 1851 at London's Crystal Palace and illustrated on page 851 of the original catalog for the Great Exhibition by Robert Ellis. Another copy of Puck done in 1860 was donated to the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O67316/statue-puck-from-ia-midsummer-nights/ The marble at The Victoria and Albert Museum is located in Room 222 and was bequeathed by William Minshull Bigg . Museum  number 323-1867. Various large monuments by Lough exist throughout Britain - including the lions in Trafalgar Square, Admiral Lord Collingwood, those at St. Paul's & the Canterbury Cathederal, Queen Victoria & the Prince Consort at the Royal Exchange and The Marquess of Hastings in Malta.
 
     
 

   
 
John Graham Lough (English 1798-1876), "Shakespeare's Puck",signed, marble
Dimensions: 48in high