Woolner, Thomas

(1826-1892)
   Sculptor and poet, b. at Hadleigh, attained a high reputation as a sculptor. He belonged to the pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, and contributed poems to their magazine, the Germ. He wrote several vols. of poetry, including My Beautiful Lady (1863), Pygmalion, Silenus, Tiresias, and Nelly Dale. He had a true poetic gift, though better known by his portrait busts.

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  • Woolner, Thomas — (1825 1892)    Born at Hadleigh, Suffolk, he studied under the sculptor William Behnes from the age of twelve, and in 1842, he entered the schools of the Royal Academy, continuing to be employed by Behnes in his spare time. His first work,… …   British and Irish poets

  • WOOLNER, THOMAS —    English sculptor, born at Hadleigh, in Suffolk; sympathised with the Pre Raphaelite movement; did a number of statues (one of Bacon for Oxford), busts of famous contemporaries Carlyle, Darwin, Tennyson, &c. and ideal works, such as Elaine,… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Thomas Woolner — (17 décembre 1825 7 octobre 1892) était un sculpteur et poète anglais. Il fut l un des membres fondateurs de la Confrérie préraphaélite (Pre Raphaelite Brotherhood) en 1848. Woolner se forma auprès du sculpteur William Behnes… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Thomas Woolner — Estatua de Stamford Raffles esculpida por Woolner, erigida muy próxima del lugar donde desembarcó por primera vez en 1819. Raffles es considerado como el fundador de la Singapur moderna. Thomas Woolner (Hadleigh, 17 de diciembre de 1825 Londres,… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Woolner — Thomas, English sculptor, 1826–1892. See W. tip …   Medical dictionary

  • Thomas Woolner — and poet.Born in Hadleigh, Suffolk he was a founder member of the Pre Raphaelite Brotherhood. Woolner trained with the sculptor William Behnes, exhibiting work at the Royal Academy from 1843.al inclinations were rather difficult to reconcile with …   Wikipedia

  • Woolner — This interesting and unusual surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and derives from the Olde English pre 7th Century personal name Wulfnoth , Middle English Wo(o)lnoth, Wulnod and Wulnaugh . The name is composed of the Olde English elements wulf ,… …   Surnames reference

  • woolner's tubercle — ˈwu̇lnə(r)z noun or woolner s point or woolner s tip Usage: usually capitalized W Etymology: after Thomas Woolner died 1892 English sculptor and poet : darwin s t …   Useful english dictionary

  • Woolner tip — Wool·ner tip (woolґnər) [Thomas Woolner, English sculptor and poet, 1825–1892] tuberculum auriculare …   Medical dictionary

  • Woolner — n. family name; Thomas Woolner (1822 1892), English sculptor and poet …   English contemporary dictionary

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