Person    | Male  Born 7/4/1781  Died 25/11/1841

Sir Francis Chantrey

Categories: Sculpture

Sculptor. Born Francis Leggatt Chantry at Jordanthorpe, near Norton, Derbyshire. Sculpted busts and statues of many famous people of the time. Left the Chantrey Bequest (or Chantrey Fund) for purchasing works of art for the nation.

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Sir Francis Chantrey

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Duke of Wellington statue - EC2

Unveiled in Wellington's presence, this is one of only a handful of statues i...

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George IV

One third of the sculptor's fees, totalling £9,000, were paid by the king, wh...

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Thomas Coutts statue

The Story of Holly Lodge' by Margaret Downing, March 2009, says that this sta...

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William Pitt statue

According to an information board in the square this bronze statue was erect...

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Joshua Marshall

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Person, Architecture, Property, Sculpture

1 memorial
Thomas Wyon

Thomas Wyon

Engraver and medallist.  Born Birmingham, his father Thomas also being an engraver as were a number of other (male, obviously) members of his family such as Edward Wyon, his brother.  Chief engrave...

Person, Sculpture

1 memorial
Raymond Ewers

Raymond Ewers

Born Australia.  Served in WW2 initially as a sapper and then as a war artist.

Person, Sculpture, Australia

1 memorial
Mihail Chemiakin

Mihail Chemiakin

Sculptor. He spent his early years in East Germany, where his father was serving in the army. Returning to Russia, he worked at the Hermitage museum. He was exiled in 1971 for failing to conform to...

Person, Sculpture, France, Germany, Russia

1 memorial
Derwent Wood

Derwent Wood

Sculptor. Born Francis Derwent Wood at Eskin Place, Caslerigg, St John's, Keswick, Cumberland. His family moved to Switzerland and then Germany, where he studied and became proficient in three lang...

Person, Sculpture, Germany, Scotland, Switzerland

3 memorials