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Who is Alexander Stoddart?
Alexander Stoddart: Alexander "Sandy" Stoddart is a Scottish sculptor, who, since 2008, has been Her Majesty's Sculptor in Ordinary in Scotland. He works primarily on figurative sculpture in clay within the neoclassical tradition. Stoddart is best known for his civic monuments, including 10 feet bronze statues of David Hume and Adam Smith, philosophers during the Scottish Enlightenment, on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, and others of James Clerk Maxwell and John Witherspoon. Stoddart says of his own motivation, "My great ambition is to do sculpture for Scotland", primarily through large civic monuments to figures from the country's past.
- born in (56 years ago) in Edinburgh
- nationality: Scotland
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Dictionary Of British And Irish Botantists And Horticulturalists Including plant collectors, flower painters and garden designers (1994)
by Ray Desmond
Alexander Stoddart WILSON, Rev. Alexander Stoddart (1854-1909) d.
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