Henry Weekes

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Birthday
14, 1807
Birthplace
England
DEATH DATE
Jun 5, 1877 (70)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
14, 1807
Birthplace
England
DEATH DATE
Jun 5, 1877 (70)

About

English sculptor known for his portraiture, he was among the most successful British sculptors of his generation.

Before Fame

He studied at the Royal Academy Schools and won a silver medal for sculpture.

Trivia

He was against excessive realism in his sculptures.

Family Life

He was born to Capon Weekes and Mary Pearson.

Associated With

He created a monument for poet Percy Bysshe Shelley.