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Westmacott, Sir Richard (1775–1856), sculptor

Marie Busco

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198604761
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:
Westmacott, Sir Richard (1775–1856), sculptor

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Westmacott, Sir Richard (1775–1856), sculptor, was born in Grosvenor Square, Westminster, London, on 15 July 1775, the eldest of the thirteen children of the sculptor Richard Westmacott (bap. 1746, d. 1808) and Sarah Vardy (1750–1826), daughter of the furniture carver Thomas Vardy...

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Subjects: Sculpture and Carving

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