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Architecture Notes

Event ID 813449

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Architecture Notes

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/event/813449

NS56NE 691 59315 65357

Designed by John Flaxman. Erected 16 August 1819.

John Flaxman (1755-1826): English neo-classical sculptor and artist.

Sir John Moore (1761-1809): Glasgow-born lieutenant-general, renowned for his heroic death at Corunna during Napoleonic War.

Statue of bronze. Cost #3,000.

DNB

Figure depicted as slightly bowed and wrapped in cloak. First statue to be erected in George Square.

E Williamsom A Riches M Higgs 1989

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