John Flaxman

John Flaxman

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Flaxman was an English sculptor and draughtsman. He was born in York. His father was also named John, after an ancestor who, according to family tradition, had fought for Parliament at the Battle of Naseby, and afterwards settled as a carrier or farmer in Buckinghamshire. John Flaxman the father was well known as a moulder and seller of plaster casts at the sign of the Golden Head, New Street, Covent Garden, London. His wife's maiden name was See, and John was their second son. Within six months of his birth the family returned to London. He was a sickly child, and his figure was high-shouldered, his head too large for his body. His mother died when he was nine, and his father re-married
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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 227g
  • Acu Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136668890
  • 9786136668895