Flaxman, John, 1755-1826

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1755-07-06
Death 1826-12-07
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

English sculptor.

From the description of [Flaxman sketchbook], [177-] [microform]. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 84394231

English sculptor and draftsman.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Buckingham Street [London], to William Hayley, 1808 Oct. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270517125

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Buckingham Street [London], to Prince Hoare, [1803] Dec. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270517147

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Wardour Street, Soho [London], to William Hayley, [1784] Apr. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270531123

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Buckingham Street [London], to R. Eales, 1812 Feb. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270517054

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Buckingham Street [London], to William Hayley, 1805 Oct. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270517103

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Buckingham Street [London], to William Hayley, 1805 Nov. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270517119

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Buckingham Street [London], to William Hayley, 1804 Jan. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270517079

From the description of Autograph letter in third person : Buckingham Street [London], to R. Balmanno, 1819 Apr. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270513461

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Buckingham Street [London], to William Hayley, 1804 Oct. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270517087

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Buckingham Street [London], to William Hayley, 1804 Nov. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270517094

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Buckingham Street [London], to William Hayley, 1803 Aug. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270517071

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Wardour Street, Soho [London], to William Hayley, 1783 Oct. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270531119

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Rome, to William Hayley, 1794 May 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270527495

From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : Buckingham St., Fitzroy Square, one addressed to Prince Hoare, others to unidentified recipients, 1803 Jan. 2, 1805 Sept. 29 and 1805 Dec. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870801

British designer.

From the description of Pro aris et pro focis (design drawing), ca. 1802. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 83814306

"Wedgwood knew Joseph Banks the President of the Royal Society at the time of this medallion's production, as he had been admitted to the Royal Society in 1783. Banks was an extremely wellknown and important person in the mid 1780s due to his scientific interest and discoveries during the Endeavour voyage with James Cook"--Information from acquisitions documentation.

From the description of Portrait medallion of Joseph Banks, ca. 1785 [realia] / John Flaxman. ca. 1785. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 739073552

English sculptor and draughtsman.

From the description of The tinder box : [n.p.], a probationary ode by Philo Fillagree Jr., Esq. [pseud.] : autograph manuscript, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270539177

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to William Hayley, 1802 Apr. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270522918

British sculptor and draughtsman.

From the description of John Flaxman correspondence, 1812-1826. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 78558540

John Flaxman, English sculptor, decorative designer, and illustrator.

From the guide to the John Flaxman manuscript material : 1 item, 1811, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)

John Flaxman was an English sculptor and draughtsman.

From the description of [Letter] 1793 Jul. 30, Rome [to] Sir William / John Flaxman. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 191101090

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Subjects:

  • Vases--18th century--Pictorial works
  • Illustrators--Great Britain--19th century--Correspondence
  • Sculpture, British
  • Neoclassicism (Art)
  • Illustration of books--19th century
  • Scientists
  • Wedgwood ware
  • 1803 Aug. 24
  • Portrait medallions
  • Sculptors
  • Sculptors--Great Britain--19th century--Correspondence
  • Decoration and ornament
  • Vase painting, Greek
  • Vases, Greek
  • Classical antiquities--Influence
  • Botanists--Portraits
  • Philosophers in art
  • Theater--Production and direction--Early works to 1800--Manuscripts

Occupations:

  • Botanists

Places:

  • England (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • England (as recorded)
  • England (as recorded)
  • England (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)