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Michael Rysbrack

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Michael Rysbrack

Person  Male  Born 27/6/1693  Died 18/1/1770

Categories: Sculpture

Countries: Belgium

Also known as John Michael or Johannes Michel or Jan Michiel Rysbrach or Rijsbrack. Born Antwerp (which probably explains the confusion).
Sculptor of busts and funerary monuments of many prominent people, including Isaac Newton, Robert Walpole and the Duke of Marlborough. Died at home in Vere Street, Marylebone in relative poverty due to his generosity to relations and to his passion for collecting prints and drawings.

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Michael Rysbrack

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Chelsea Physic Garden

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea The Chelsea Physic Garden was establ...

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Old Church Garden - burials

The right-most of 3 plaques on the back wall of the garden.

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Michael Rysbrack

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George II statue at Greenwich

This statue is made of a single piece of marble weighing 11 tons. As was the ...

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