Half-length portrait of John Flaxman (1755 - 1826), the most competent and consistent artist employed by Josiah Wedgewood in the 18th century.
Portrait of John Flaxman by John Jackson, c. 1810
© Wedgwood Museum & World of Wedgwood
- Oil on canvas
- 76.5 x 63.7 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £4,000 ( Total: £15,000)
- Acquired in:
- Nicholas Bagshawe
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.