from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a bust or statue representing the actual features or person of an individual; -- in distinction from an ideal bust or statue.
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Society, regarding Peter Turner as the typical layman of the pioneer period, erected a handsome bronze portrait bust as a memorial to him in St. James's churchyard.
Of the other seven, Catulus Caesar is based upon an atypical portrait bust of Caesar the Dictator, and Gaius Julius Caesar upon an equally atypical portrait bust of a Marcus Aemilius Lepidus.
Guido Mazzoni, one of the greatest artists ever to work in terra-cotta, introduced the medium to England, and it was probably he who sculpted the small terra-cotta portrait bust of a laughing child, possibly Henry VIII, now in the royal collection.