John Phillip Kemble (1757–1823)
John Phillip Kemble (1757–1823)
John Phillip Kemble (1757–1823)
John Phillip Kemble (1757–1823)
John Phillip Kemble (1757–1823)
John Phillip Kemble (1757–1823)

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This is the model for the statue of John Philip Kemble in Westminster Abbey, representing him as Cato with Plato’s 'Phaedo' in his hand. The statue was carried out by John E. Hinchcliffe after Flaxman’s death in 1826 and exhibited at the Royal Academy of Arts in 1827.

Sir John Soane’s Museum



John Phillip Kemble (1757–1823)






H 33 x W 11 x D 11 cm

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acquired by Sir John Soane, before 1837

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