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Joseph. 1737–1823, British neoclassical sculptor of portrait busts, tombs, and mythological subjects
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  • What a contrast to this did the bust of the Marquis of Wellesley, by nollekens, present.

  • Barry the painter was with nollekens at Rome in 1760, and they were extremely intimate.

    The Jest Book Mark Lemon
  • Barry's was edged with lace, and nollekens's was a very shabby, plain one.

    The Jest Book Mark Lemon
  • In sculpture, Flaxman, nollekens, and Bacon did first-rate work.

  • In the hall there is a grand bust of the statesman by nollekens.

    The Story of My Life, volumes 4-6 Augustus J. C. Hare
  • This Judge Welch was the father of Mrs. nollekens, and a brave and benevolent man.

    Haunted London Walter Thornbury
  • At the above-named chapel nollekens, the eminent sculptor, was baptized in 1737.

    Haunted London Walter Thornbury
  • nollekens says that his father worked at the pottery, and that Sir James Thornhill had furnished designs.


    G. E. (Geraldine Edith) Mitton
  • It was in this beggars rendezvous that nollekens the sculptor used to seek models for his Grecian Venuses.

    Haunted London Walter Thornbury
  • This bust, which is massy, and full of power and expression, is said to have brought nollekens into his great repute.

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