Joseph Wilton

(1722 - 1803)
Joseph Wilton was an English sculptor. He was one of the founding members of the Royal Academy in 1768, and the academy's third keeper.

His works are particularly numerous memorialising the famous Britons in Westminster Abbey.

Born the son of an ornamental plasterer in the Charing Cross area of London, his father had sculpted the ceilings of the ...
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