Francis Crick (1916–2004)
Francis Crick (1916–2004)
Francis Crick (1916–2004)
Francis Crick (1916–2004)
Francis Crick (1916–2004)
Francis Crick (1916–2004)

© the artist. Image credit: West Northamptonshire Council

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A life-sized, full-length statue of Francis Crick wearing a suit and waistcoat, holding the DNA molecule. A Nobel Prize winner, Crick was educated at the Northampton Town and County Grammar School and went on to co-discover the DNA molecule. This sculpture is part of a series of five statues of historical figures with a strong connection to Northampton, which were commissioned following the popularity of John Clare, installed in 2016.

Northampton Guildhall



Francis Crick (1916–2004)




cold cast bronze


H 200 x W 72.7 x D 70 cm (E)

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Acquisition method

commissioned by Northamptonshire Borough Council, 2017

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Signature/marks description

written in a circle on the top left corner on top of the plinth: R Austin 2017


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Northampton Guildhall

St Giles Square, Northampton, Northamptonshire NN1 1DE England

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