Sir Francis Chantrey

Standard Name: Chantrey, Sir Francis


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Reception Mary Somerville
The Royal Society of London commissioned Sir Francis Chantrey to sculpt MS 's bust for their Great Hall.
Somerville, Mary. Personal Recollections, from Early Life to Old Age, of Mary Somerville. Editor Somerville, Martha, Roberts Brothers.
Patterson, Elizabeth Chambers. Mary Somerville and the Cultivation of Science, 1815-1840. Martinus Nijhoff.


25 November 1841: Sculptor Sir Francis Chantrey died, leaving...

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25 November 1841

Sculptor Sir Francis Chantrey died, leaving conditions in his will that after the death of his wife, more than £100,000 would be left to set up a national public collection of fine art in Britain.

1896: Painter Mildred Anne Butler's watercolor...

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Painter Mildred Anne Butler 's watercolor The Morning Bath was purchased for the Tate Gallery in London by the Chantrey Bequest.


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