BIOGRAPHY OF RICHARD "THE ELDER" WESTMACOTT 1747-1808

EVENTS

In 1747 Richard "The Elder" Westmacott 1747-1808 was born

Around 1759 Richard "The Elder" Westmacott 1747-1808 (12) was educated at Brasenose College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire

On 15 Jul 1775 Richard Westmacott 1775-1856 was born to Richard "The Elder" Westmacott 1747-1808 (28)

After 1776. Church of Saint Mary Magdalene, Sherborne, Gloucestershire. Monument to James Lenox Dutton 1713-1776 and his second wife Jane Bond -1776. Sculpted by Richard "The Elder" Westmacott 1747-1808 in 1791. Remarkble for the quality of the carving and the stone (probably Carrara Marble) and the skeleton. Believed to be called Immortality Trampling Death. Life-sized angel leans on a medallion with profiles of the deceased, underfoot a prostrate skeleton (representing death).

After 25 Dec 1807. Monument to Brownlow Cust 1st Baron Brownlow 1744-1807 in St Peter and St Paul Church, Belton House, Belton, Grantham, Lincolnshire. Sculpted by Richard "The Elder" Westmacott 1747-1808.

In 1808 Richard "The Elder" Westmacott 1747-1808 (61) died

St Mary's Church, Preston on Stour, Warwickshire. That on the left. Grecian with standing mourner, sculpted by Richard "The Elder" Westmacott 1747-1808. On the right, Grecian style with figures of Faith and Hope, scultped by Richard Westmacott 1775-1856.

Richard "The Elder" Westmacott 1747-1808