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Last NameChantrey    
Given NameFrancis Legatt    
alt. NamesF. L. C. ; Sir Francis Legatt Chantrey ;    
Marriage    
Children    
Year born1781 in Norton, a Derbyshire village, nowSheffield    
Year died1841    
Place of deathLondon    
Father's occupationa carpenter who also had a small farm    
Relatives    
Educationinitially working for grocer in Sheffield, then apprenticed to a woodcarver and gilder called Ramsay in Sheffield; draughtsman & engr. John R. Smith     
Country of ActivityEngland, UK    
Worked forfirst 3D model of a plesiosaur fossil, found in 1823 ;    
PatronageAssociate of the Royal Academy in 1816 & full Academician in 1818 ;     
Collaborators    
Techniquesfirst paleontological 3D model & sculpture making; mostly known for portrait sculpturs    
Sample(s)    
Archival sourceshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Leggatt_Chantrey ; BNBF: Recueil. Oeuvre de Francis Chantrey;     
Published sourcesAKL ; Debus: Paleoimagery, 208 ;     
otherEnglish English sculptor, painter & patron, becoming the leading portrait sculptor in Regency era Britain; home in Eccleston Street, Pimlico, London.    
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