Reference Entry

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

Timothy Stevens

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Chantrey, Sir Francis Leggatt (1781–1841), sculptor, was born at Jordanthorpe, Norton, Derbyshire, on 7 April 1781 and baptized in Norton parish church on 27 May, the younger son of Francis Chantrey (1748/9–1793), a tenant farmer and carpenter of Norton, and his wife, Sarah, ...

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Subjects: Sculpture and Carving

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