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John Flaxman

English sculptor, draftsman, and designer

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Important Neoclassical artist famous for his drawings with their emphasis on line, especially his illustrations for Homer, Dante, Aeschylus, and Hesiod. Flaxman is also famous for his many sculptural monuments, some beautifully done in low relief. British sculptor.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500115449.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to John Flaxman:

John Flaxman Atossa’s Dream, 1795 Engraving on laid paper
Frederick Christian Lewis I after John Flaxman Instruct the Ignorant, 1831 Engraving on leaf in bound volume
Frederick Christian Lewis I after John Flaxman Feed the Hungry, 1831 Engraving, etching, and aquatint on leaf in bound volume
Frederick Christian Lewis I after John Flaxman Clothe the Naked, ca. 1830-1831 Engraving, etching, and aquatint on leaf in bound volume
Frederick Christian Lewis I after John Flaxman Visit the Sick, ca. 1830-1831 Engraving on leaf in bound volume
Frederick Christian Lewis I after John Flaxman Comfort the Afflicted, ca. 1830-1831 Engraving, etching, and aquatint on leaf in bound volume
Frederick Christian Lewis I after John Flaxman Go to the House of Mourning, ca. 1830-1831 Engraving, etching, and aquatint on leaf in bound volume
Frederick Christian Lewis I after John Flaxman Comfort the Fatherless & Widow, ca. 1830-1831 Engraving, etching, and aquatint on leaf in bound volume
Frederick Christian Lewis I after John Flaxman Deliver the Captive, ca. 1830-1831 Engraving, etching, and aquatint on leaf in bound volume
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