(Pietro) Carlo Giovanni Battista Marochetti, Baron Marochetti(1805-1867), Sculptor
Sitter in 12 portraits
Artist associated with 11 portraits
Sculptor; a baron of Italy, moving permanently from France to London in 1848, Marochetti attracted the patronage of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. He went on to develop a significant reputation for public statuary. A regular exhibitor at the Royal Academy and a prominent figure in the London art world, Marochetti executed statues of Queen Victoria and the Duke of Wellington as well as many decorative works and busts.
by Camille Silvy, after Carlo Marochetti
albumen print, 15 October 1864