Description: Tomb of William Mulready, Royal Academy
Date Listed: 7 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 203831
OS Grid Reference: TQ2339382561
OS Grid Coordinates: 523393, 182561
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5285, -0.2226
249/80/35 HARROW ROAD W10
13-JUN-01 KENSAL GREEN CEMETERY
TOMB OF WILLIAM MULREADY, ROYAL ACADEMY
(Formerly listed as:
HARROW ROAD W10
KENSAL GREEN CEMETERY
TOMB OF WILLIAM MULREADY, RA)
Tomb of William Mulready, deceased 1863, designed by Godfrey Sykes and made by James Pulman and sons. Recumbent effigy in gowns of a member of the Legion d'Honneur on a rolled mat, upon a stepped base, the sides of which sport incised versions of his best known paintings; reliefs of palettes, brushes and diplomas on the projecting plinths of the six columns of Portland stone which carry the canopy, the frieze of which is decorated with wreaths and garlands. History: Mulready was one of the most popular early Victorian painters, specialising in 'genre' scenes. This monument was exhibited at the 1867 Paris Exposition Universelle, where it won a prize.
Survey of London Vol XXXVII Plate 32c.
London Cemeteries Hugh Meller, plate 65.
Listing NGR: TQ2343182558
Source: English Heritage
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