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Sir Francis Legatt Chantrey

Chantrey, Sir Francis Legatt (lĕgˈət chănˈtrē) [key], 1781–1841, English sculptor, famous for his portrait busts and statues. Among his many well-known works are equestrian statues of Wellington and George IV (London); and a statue of George Washington (Statehouse, Boston).

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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