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|Died||7 December 1826
|Known for||Sculpture and engraving|
John Flaxman RA (6 July 1755 – 7 December 1826) was a British sculptor and draughtsman, and a leading figure in British and European Neoclassicism. Early in his career he worked as a modeller for Josiah Wedgwood's pottery. He spent several years in Rome, where he produced his first book illustrations. He was a prolific maker of funerary monuments.
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Memorial in the church at Badger, Shropshire
Detail of monument to Sarah Morley in Gloucester cathedral
The Flaxman Gallery of UCL main library in the Octagon building
Design for the façade decoration of Buckingham Palace (1821–1826)
Flaxman's name listed on the south face of the Burdett Coutts memorial
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