Joseph Nollekens (Biographical details)

Joseph Nollekens (sculptor/medallist; British; Male; 1737 - 1823)

Also known as

Nollekens, Joseph


Sculptor and donor to BM; born and died London; son of Josef Frans (q.v.); pupil of Pieter Scheemaeckers (q.v.); 1760-70 in Rome; RA 1772. His substantial collection of prints by Dürer was bequeathed to the BM with a life interest to Francis Douce (reported by W.Y. Ottley to the Trustees, 10th July, 1834). The rest of his print collection was sold on 4 December 1823, and his library on the 18th.