Walldin and Cheere in Winchester Cathedral - The Georgian, June 2015

Walldin and Cheere in Winchester Cathedral - The Georgian, June 2015

By George Saumarez Smith

The main subject of this article is the work of a Winchester stonemason, Samuel Walldin, and its similarity to that of a highly successful London sculptor of the mid-18th century, Sir Henry Cheere. But before introducing these two characters it will be important to establish the context of funerary monuments in Winchester Cathedral during the Georgian period.

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