See also:English medallist and modeller, was
See also:born in
See also:Yorkshire in 1622 . He was originally intended for the
See also:church, but turned his
See also:attention to
See also:art, and, after studying in
See also:Holland, proceeded to Sweden, where he was employed by
See also:Queen Christina, in whose
See also:train he travelled to
See also:Paris . He returned to England before the outbreak of the
See also:Civil War, and attained celebrity by his medals and portraits modelled in
See also:wax . During the
See also:Commonwealth he executed many medals of leading parliamentarians, and at the Restoration he was patronized by
See also:Charles II., from whom he received a
See also:hundred guineas for his portrait designed as a medal for the proposed
See also:order of the Royal
See also:Oak . Having incurred the displeasure of the duke of
See also:York, he lost the favour of the
See also:court, and died in obscurity in 1692 . Among the more interesting of his medals are those of the 2nd
See also:earl of
See also:Dunfermline, the 2nd earl of Lauderdale and the 1st earl of Loudon; that of the duke of
See also:Albemarle, and many other
See also:fine medals, were modelled by Abraham
See also:Simon and chased by his
See also:Thomas Simon (q.v.) .
SIMON OF ST QUENTIN (ft. 1247)
JULES FRANCOIS SIMON (1814–1896)
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