Untitled (bust of a man) by Albert Toft. Signed: “Albert Toft.” 1887. Terracotta, 25 ½ inches high x 21 inches wide x 10 ½ inches deep. Photo from another angle. [Click on these images to enlarge them.]

Koen Tanghe has kindly written in to say that this is a bust of Sir Jabez Edward Johnson-Ferguson, First Baronet (1849–1929), businessman, radical Liberal and for several years MP for Loughborough. In 2017, the bust was bought by antique dealer Drew Pritchard from his great-great grandson James Johnson-Ferguson, and later sold to a specialist collector of English sculpture.

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Created 28 April 2018

Last modified 25 August 2023