John Flaxman

Sculptor, designer

John Flaxman R.A. (6 July 1755 – 7 December 1826) was a British sculptor and draughtsman, and a leading figure in British and European Neoclassicism. Early in his career he worked as a modeller for Josiah Wedgwood's pottery. He spent several years in Rome, where he produced his first book illustrations. He was a prolific maker of funerary monuments.
  • Gender
    Male
  • Relationship
    Artist/maker
  • Nationality
    British
  • Born
    1755-07-06
  • Place of birth
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Yorkshire: York
  • Died
    1826-12-07
  • Place of death
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: London
  • Cause of death
    Unknown or unrecorded
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