John Flaxman

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Birthday
6, 1755
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 7, 1826 (71)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
6, 1755
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 7, 1826 (71)

About

British sculptor and draughtsman who was a leading figure in British and European Neoclassicism. He sculpted the Memorial at Badger, Shropshire.

Before Fame

He worked as a modeller for Josiah Wedgwood's pottery and then spent several years in Rome.

Trivia

He began his career sculpting grave monuments.

Family Life

He married Anne Denman in 1782.

Associated With

His sculptures and Gavin Bryars' music have both been classified as neoclassicism.