Portrait of John Flaxman by John Jackson

Half-length portrait of John Flaxman (1755 - 1826), the most competent and consistent artist employed by Josiah Wedgewood in the 18th century.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
76.5 x 63.7 cm
Art Fund grant:
£4,000 ( Total: £15,000)
Acquired in:
2003
Vendor:
Nicholas Bagshawe

His work was varied and extensive, but he concentrated especially on portrait medallions and bas-relief subjects for ornamenting vases and tablets.

Provenance

Lord Davis; Christie's 1959; by descent; Hall's of Shrewsbury 2003; Nicholas Bagshawe.

Venue details

Wedgwood Museum Wedgwood Drive, Barlaston, Stoke-on-Trent Staffordshire ST12 9ER 01782 371900 www.wedgwoodmuseum.org.uk/

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £7.50)

Mon – Fri, 10am – 5pm
Sat – Sun, 10am – 4pm

Closed 25 Dec

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