John Bacon (John Bacon)

John Bacon

Sculptor. His original technique did much to improve the transition of statues from artificial stone to marble. In 1769 he was awarded the first gold medal by the Royal Academy for sculpture. His many works and monuments can be found at St Paul’s Cathedral and Westminster Abbey. (bio by: s.canning)

Born

  • November, 24, 1740
  • England

Died

  • August, 08, 1799
  • England

Cemetery

  • Whitefield's Tabernacle
  • England

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