Summers, Charles Francis (1857-1945; Australian)
Bust of a Roman Peasant (Male)
Marble, size unknown
Presented by Thomas Payne, 1880; de-accessioned and sold at auction, 1943
Unidentified, present location unknown

Charles Francis Summers worked in Rome with his father (see separate entries), and later led a successful independent career.

This bust and * Summers (Charles) Roman Peasant (Female) {1880} Loc? [SC] formed a pair, and were later disposed of together: see 1943 auction of NGV sculpture.


AR 1880, p.74; NGV 1894, p.130 (VI.Rotunda, no.12); NGV 1905, p.158 (VI.Sculpture – Verdon Gallery, no.27)