- Museum number
Sculpture of Endymion sleeping on Mount Latmos (BM Cat. Sculpture 1567); side view
Black chalk on a sheet of paper stuck down onto a second sheet, which is inlaid into a third sheet and stuck onto a fourth sheet together with 2010,5006.26
- Production date
Height: 154 millimetres
Width: 189 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- A. Wilton and I. Bignamini (ed.) 'Grand Tour: The Lure of Italy in the Eighteenth Century' (1996), p.257, fig.9
Letter dated 11 February 1775 from Jenkins to Townley: 'The only person I could trust to make a sketch of it was Mr Muller and from this Anders shall make one to send you next week, for I cannot part with Muller's being all I have of what I so much esteem'. [TY 7/342].
Jenkins to Townley, 18th February: 'inclosed You have the Sketch I had the honor to Promise You last Week, which altho' it can Give You but a faint Idea of the Original, will Still afford You Some light as to What kind of Object it is...' [TY 7/ 343].
Viccy Coltman, 'Classical Sculpture and the Culture of Collecting in Britain since 1760', OUP (2009), pp. 70-71, fig. 26.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
- Registration number