Chantrey, Francis, Sir, 1781-1841

Alternative names
Birth 1781-04-07
Death 1841-11-25
English, French

Biographical notes:

English sculptor.

From the description of Autograph letter in third person not signed : Belgrave Place [London], to an unidentified lady, n.d. [before 1835]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270621807

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Belgrave Place [London], to John William Vaughan, 1821 July 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270622047

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Edwin Landseer, 1836 Feb. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270623034

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Belgrave Place, London, to John Trumbull, 1822 July 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270622052

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to an unidentified recipient, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270876683

Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey, English sculptor. Highly popular and prolific in his lifetime, among the many sculptures he was commisioned to produce are representations of George III, George IV, Francis Burdett, John Horne Tooke, and George Washington.

From the description of Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey manuscript material : 1 item, 1837 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 84841221

From the guide to the Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey manuscript material : 2 items, 1837-1841, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)

Sir Francis Legatt Chantrey (1781-1841), the sculptor. For fuller details of his life and achievements see the Dictionary of National Biography.

From the guide to the Correspondence of Sir Francis Chantrey, with related material, ca. 1811-1842, (Leeds University Library)

British sculptor.

From the description of Letters, ca. 1813-1839. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 79758172

Sir Francis Legatt Chantrey was an English sculptor.

From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1834. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191505820

1808 first exhibition at the Royal Academy; 1809 opened studio in Pimlico; 1811 commission from the City of London for statue of George III; 1812 commission for reliefs to fallen heroes of the Napoleonic wars for St Paul's Cathedral; 1818 Royal Academician, member of the Royal Society; 1820 commission for statue of James Watt; 1828 commission for equestrian statue of Sir Thomas Munro for Madras; 1835 knighthood; 1839 commission for statue of the Duke of Wellington

Epithet: sculptor

Title: Knight

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000210.0x0003de


Loading Relationships


Ark ID:


  • Portraits, British 19th century
  • Monuments
  • Inscriptions
  • Autographs
  • Sculpture
  • Letters 19th century
  • Sculpture--19th century
  • Letters--19th century
  • Autographs Great Britain
  • Sculptors--Great Britain--19th century--Correspondence
  • Engraving--19th century


  • Sculptors


  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Mexico, Central America (as recorded)
  • Stade, Germany (as recorded)
  • Chatham, Kent (as recorded)
  • London, England (as recorded)
  • Colombia, South America (as recorded)
  • Manchester, Lancashire (as recorded)
  • Dunfermline Palace, Fifeshire (as recorded)
  • Paris, France (as recorded)
  • Catalonia, Spain (as recorded)
  • Wellesbourne Hastings, Warwickshire (as recorded)
  • New Zealand, Australia (as recorded)
  • Edinburgh, Scotland (as recorded)
  • South Africa, Africa (as recorded)
  • Bristol, Gloucestershire (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Paisley, Renfrewshire (as recorded)
  • Keelder Castle, Northumberland (as recorded)
  • Melrose, Roxburghshire (as recorded)
  • Linlithgow, Linlithgow (as recorded)
  • Paris, France (as recorded)
  • Clifton-on-Teme, Worcestershire (as recorded)
  • Londonderry, county of, Ireland (as recorded)
  • Liverpool, Lancashire (as recorded)
  • Fast Castle, Berwickshire (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • San Domingo, the Carribean (as recorded)
  • Corby, Northamptonshire (as recorded)
  • Malta, Europe (as recorded)
  • Edinburgh, Scotland (as recorded)
  • Spanish America, Americas (as recorded)
  • United States of America (as recorded)
  • Canada, North America (as recorded)
  • Roslyn, Scotland (as recorded)
  • Barcelona, Catalonia (as recorded)
  • Germany, Europe (as recorded)
  • Stanstead Abbots, Hertfordshire (as recorded)
  • Abbotsford, Roxburghshire (as recorded)
  • London, England (as recorded)
  • Anglesey, Wales (as recorded)
  • Bath, Somerset (as recorded)
  • Lichfield, Staffordshire (as recorded)
  • Thrieve Castle, Kirkeudbright (as recorded)
  • Texas, U.S.A. (as recorded)
  • Flanders, Belgium (as recorded)
  • Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire (as recorded)
  • Netherlands, Europe (as recorded)
  • Yatton, Somerset (as recorded)