Sir Richard Westmacott was a British sculptor.
|Born:||Jul 15, 1775, London|
|Died:||Sept 1, 1856, London|
About Richard Westmacott
British sculptor known for his large bronze statues, such as his statue of Achilles and Nelson and his ship, in Birmingham.
He studied with his father in London before moving to Rome.
He was an associate of the Royal Academy and was knighted in 1837.
His father, Richard Westmacott, was a mason.
His statue of Horatio Nelson was the first of its kind in Britain.
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