Richard Westmacott

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Birthday
15, 1775
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Sep 1, 1856 (81)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
15, 1775
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Sep 1, 1856 (81)

About

British sculptor known for his large bronze statues, such as his statue of Achilles and Nelson and his ship, in Birmingham.

Before Fame

He studied with his father in London before moving to Rome.

Trivia

He was an associate of the Royal Academy and was knighted in 1837.

Family Life

His father, Richard Westmacott, was a mason.

Associated With

His statue of Horatio Nelson was the first of its kind in Britain.