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Thomas Woolner

(1825—1892) sculptor


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(1825–92),

poet and sculptor, one of the original Pre‐Raphaelite brethren, who contributed to the Germ two cantos of what was to become My Beautiful Lady (1863). He became a prosperous portrait sculptor, doing busts and statues of (among many others), Tennyson, Newman, C. Kingsley, and J. S. Mill. His other poems include the blank verse Pygmalion (1881). ‘The Piping Shepherd’, which appears as a frontispiece to Palgrave's Golden Treasury, is by him.

Subjects: Art — Literature.


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