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Chantrey, Sir Francis Leggatt (1781-1841), sculptor

Timothy Stevens

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/5113
Chantrey, Sir Francis Leggatt (1781-1841), sculptor

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Early years and the establishment of a local reputation | The winning of a national reputation | Technique, charges, and studio management | Success and later career | Friends and patrons | Death and the establishment of the Chantrey bequest | Reputation: then and now

Reference Entry.  4570 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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