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

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


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

Wedgwood Museum & World of Wedgwood

Wedgwood Drive, Barlaston, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST12 9ER
01782 371900

Opening times

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

Closed 25 Dec

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