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Flaxman

[flaks-muh n] /ˈflæks mən/
noun
1.
John, 1755–1826, English sculptor and draftsman.
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  • The boy was a youth of promise, and had been a pupil of Flaxman.

    William Blake Irene Langridge
  • And indeed Flaxman's footing with the beauty was by no means clear—least of all to himself.

    Robert Elsmere Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • I turned around eagerly, "Was she a real Christian, Mrs. Flaxman?"

    Medoline Selwyn's Work Mrs. J. J. Colter
  • Mr. Flaxman and Mr. Denman prepared, note-book in hand, to watch the experiment.

    Robert Elsmere Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • And in this latter connection I loved indescribably one of Flaxman's best designs.

  • I have never encouraged Mr. Flaxman to think I was going to marry him.'

    Robert Elsmere Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • The monument to Nelson, inconveniently placed at the opening of the choir, is by one of our greatest sculptors—Flaxman.

    Old and New London Walter Thornbury
  • But of course Mr. Flaxman will consider she has done badly for herself.

    Robert Elsmere Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • And I,” said Flaxman, drawing up his little figure to its full height, “I would be a great artist.

    Self-Help Samuel Smiles
  • Nothing more was said of Rose, but Flaxman knew that she would be asked, and let it alone.

    Robert Elsmere Mrs. Humphry Ward
British Dictionary definitions for Flaxman

Flaxman

/ˈflæksmən/
noun
1.
John. 1755–1826, English neoclassical sculptor and draughtsman, noted particularly for his monuments and his engraved illustrations for the Iliad, the Odyssey, and works by Dante and Aeschylus
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