The Sleeping Children sculpture by Francis Chantrey in Lichfield Cathedral

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The statue was placed in the south east corner of Lichfield Cathedral in 1817. The sculpture is considered to be one of Chantrey's finest works and one of the greatest works of English sculpture during the period. The work was completed in time for the Royal Academy Art Exhibition of 1816 where it caused a sensation owing to its beauty, simplicity and grace .

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  • Uploaded on April 24, 2014
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    by Bressons_Puddle
    • Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D610
    • Taken on 2014/04/12 17:43:10
    • Exposure: 0.008s (1/125)
    • Focal Length: 38.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO6400
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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