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Bacon, John, I, 1740-1799 (English sculptor)



  • Existence: 1740 - 1799

Biographical Note

Biographical information from the Getty Union List of Artist Names (

He originally worked as a designer and metal worker, but went on to become the most prolific Neo-classical sculptor of the 18th century. British sculptor. Comment on works: sculptor; porcelain artist.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Coade's Lithodipyra or Artificial Manufactory Trade Card,

Identifier: Ms-2015-045

The collection consists of a trade card for an English builder and manufacturer of artificial stone, probably printed about 1784. The Coade stone business was started by Eleanor Coade in 1769 and operated into the 1833, later run by a business partner after Coade's death.

Dates: 1784?