Regency Portraits Catalogue
Joseph Nollekens (1737-1823), Sculptor
'... bow-legged and hook-nosed, - indeed his leg was somewhat like his nose, which resembled the rudder of an Antwerp packet-boat' (J. T. Smith, Nollekens and his Times, 1920, I, p 73 with other equally spiteful remarks).
Referencesback to topKenworthy-Browne n.d.
John Kenworthy-Browne, Joseph Nollekens RA, forthcoming biography.
J. T. Smith, Nollekens and his Times, 2 vols., ed. Wilfrid Whitten, 1920.
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