Peter Scheemakers

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Birthday
16, 1691
Birthplace
Belgium
Death Date
Sep 12, 1781 (90)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
16, 1691
Birthplace
Belgium
Death Date
Sep 12, 1781 (90)

About

Flemish Roman Catholic sculptor who worked for most of his career in London. He worked on many Church monuments around England.

Before Fame

He traveled to Rome where he studied classical and baroque styles of sculpture.

Trivia

He created several church monuments which can be found around England.

Family Life

His brother Henry Scheemakers was also a sculptor.

Associated With

He is best known for his sculpture of William Shakespeare which was erected in Westminster, Abbey.