Richard Westmacott

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Date of Birth July 15, 1775
Place of Birth England
Date of Death Sep 1, 1856 (81)
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Richard Westmacott

Sir Richard Westmacott was a British sculptor.

Born: Jul 15, 1775, London
Died: Sept 1, 1856, London
Nationality: British
Known for: sculpture

About Richard Westmacott

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.

Achievement

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

Family Life

His father, Richard Westmacott, was a mason.

Associations

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

Information related to Richard Westmacott

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Latest information about Richard Westmacott updated on October 30, 2020.

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