Tag : Roubiliac

Patrick offered advice on the redecoration of the church
May 16th, 2011 | | Institutions | Places of Worship | 1 Comment

St James’s, Clerkenwell

St James’s, Clerkenwell traces its origins to a Benedictine nunnery that was founded in about 1100. At the Dissolution the site of the nunnery was granted to the Duke of Norfolk, but the nun’s church became the...

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David Garrick's Temple
Nov 26th, 2010 | | Monuments | No Comments

David Garrick’s Temple to Shakespeare

The renowned actor-manager, David Garrick, built the Temple to celebrate the genius of William Shakespeare, commissioning the sculptor Roubiliac to provide a life-size statue of his hero to be placed inside. The...

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