1 portrait of John Flaxman
by M. de Clauson, after John Flaxman
etching, published 1833 (1779)
14 1/2 in. x 10 1/2 in. (367 mm x 267 mm) plate size; 17 5/8 in. x 12 1/8 in. (448 mm x 308 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
Sitterback to top
- John Flaxman (1755-1826), Sculptor. Sitter in 22 portraits, Artist associated with 14 portraits.
Artistsback to top
Related worksback to top
Events of 1833back to top
Current affairsShaftesbury's Factory Act is passed regulating women's hours and providing for the education of children working in the textile industry.
Bank Act is passed, making Bank of England notes Britain's legal tender.
Art and scienceCharles Lamb publishes Last Essays of Elia after the enormous success of his earlier Essays. A comic allegorization of his humdrum clerical job they become one of the period's literary sensations.
Charles Dickens begins his series Sketches by Boz in the Monthly Magazine.