Biography of Peter Scheemakers


In 1691 Peter Scheemakers was born.

After 26 Jul 1723. Robert Bertie 1st Duke Ancaster and Kesteven was buried in Church of St Michael and All Angels. His monument was sculpted by Peter Scheemakers and Henry Cheere 1st Baronet St Margaret's. 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.

In 1781 Peter Scheemakers died.

After 1783. St Deiniol & St Marcella. Monument to John Meller. Sculpted by Peter Scheemakers.

After 1794. Lichfield Cathedral. Monument to Mary Wortley-Montagu Countess Bute. Sculpted by Peter Scheemakers.

St Mary's Church. That on the left signed Richard Westmacott. That in the middle sculpted by Peter Scheemakers and James "Athenian" Stuart.

Peter Scheemakers.

From 1760 Joseph Nollekens studied under Peter Scheemakers in Rome.