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                                                                                                                               CELEBRATING HUMPHRY REPTON
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                  Lancelot Capability Brown HE860                             Humphry Repton HE862
                  To mark the tercentenary of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown’s birth in 2016,   To mark the bicentenary of Humphry Repton’s death, Haddonstone
                  Haddonstone commissioned a bust based on Nathaniel Dance’s famous   commissioned the first ever portrait bust based on extant engravings.
                  1773 portrait. No previous portrait bust existed so this is a significant   Repton (1752-1818) is considered the successor to Lancelot
                  and important work.                                         ‘Capability’ Brown.  Famous for his ‘Red Books’ showing ‘before’
                                                                              and ‘after’ views, his landscapes often incorporated a transition
                  Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown (1716-1783) changed the face of landscape   between house and grounds with terraces and balustrades. Important
                  design in England and beyond, sweeping away much of what had gone   commissions included Harewood, Hatchlands, Holkham, Russell
                  before by creating an idealised countryside of lakes, trees and rolling   Square, Sheringham, Uppark and Woburn.
                  parkland at such places as Blenheim, Croome, Harewood and Stowe.
                                                                              This new bust of Repton has been created at a similar scale to that
                  Width of bust: 480mm (19”)                                  of ‘Capability’ Brown so they can be used as a pair. The originals for
                  Height: 650mm (25 ∕8”)                                      both busts were created by Hannah Northam.  The Gardens Trust is
                  Width of socle: 235mm (9 ∕4”)                               celebrating the life of Repton by acting as lynchpin and cheerleader to
                  Weight: 48kg (106 lb)                                       many diverse initiatives (
                  Recommended pedestals: B170, B440, TLB490, TLB495 B901
                                                                              Width of bust: 510mm (20”)
                                                                              Height: 660mm (26”)
                                                                              Width of socle: 235mm (9 ⁄4”)
                                                                              Weight: 50kg (110 lb)
                                                                              Recommended pedestals: B170, TLB490, TLB495 B901

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