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  1. Joseph. 1737–1823, British neoclassical sculptor of portrait busts, tombs, and mythological subjects
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Examples from the Web for nollekens

Historical Examples of nollekens

  • What a contrast to this did the bust of the Marquis of Wellesley, by Nollekens, present.

    Buchanan's Journal of Man, February 1887


  • 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.