Query: Samuel Percy, wax portrait modeller

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The life and work of British wax portrait modeller and aspiring sculptor Samuel Percy (1753-1819) is the subject of a research program  being undertaken by Ruth Ord-Hume of Guilford, Surrey, in the UK. Ord-Hume would be delighted to be in contact with any reader who may posses examples of Percy’s works or have any knowledge of his life and career, and may be contacted c/o the Magazine Antiques at tmaedit@brantpub.com.

Image: British King George III by Samuel Percy, c. 1800. Figure and drapes made entirely of colored wax.