Biography of Peter Scheemakers 1691-1781

In 1691 Peter Scheemakers 1691-1781 was born.

After 26 Jul 1723. Robert Bertie 1st Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 1660-1723 was buried in Church of St Michael and All Angels, Edenham, South Kesteven, Lincolnshire. His monument was sculpted by Peter Scheemakers 1691-1781 (32) and Henry Cheere 1st Baronet St Margaret's 1703-1781 (20). A classical aedicule with Corinthian capitals supporting open dentillated pediment with garland, urns and putti. Before the aedicule a rounded pedestal supports a marble image of the deceased attired as a Roman General.

After 23 Nov 1733. Monument to John Meller at St Deiniol & St Marcella, Marchwiel, Denbighshire, North-East Wales sculpted by Peter Scheemakers 1691-1781 (42).

From 1760 Joseph Nollekens 1737-1823 (22) studied under Peter Scheemakers 1691-1781 (69) in Rome.

In 1781 Peter Scheemakers 1691-1781 (90) died.

After 1794. Lichfield Cathedral, Lichfield, Staffordshire. Monument to Mary Wortley-Montagu Countess Bute 1718-1794 (75). Sculpted by Peter Scheemakers 1691-1781.

St Mary's Church, Preston on Stour, Warwickshire. That on the left signed Richard Westmacott 1775-1856. That in the middle sculpted by Peter Scheemakers 1691-1781 and James "Athenian" Stuart 1713-1788.

Peter Scheemakers 1691-1781.