Sculptor Nollekins was born here


Sculptor Nollekins was born here

The birthplace of sculptor Joseph Nollekins.

Location: 28 Dean Street, Soho

Description: Revered 19th century sculptor Joseph Nollekens R.A. (1737-1823) was born here, son of Antwerp-born Flemish painter Josef Frans Nollekens.

He studied art in Rome and returned to London in 1770, establishing a practice supplying busts and monuments from Mortimer Street.

He sculpted for King George III, William Pitt the Younger, Charles James Fox, the Duke of Bedford and Charles Watson-Wentworth.


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Sculptor Nollekins was born here

The birthplace of sculptor Joseph Nollekins.

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