John Henry Foley, often referred to as J. H. Foley, was an Irish sculptor, working in London. he is best known for his statues of Daniel O’Connell in Dublin, and of Prince Albert for the Albert Memorial in London.
About John Henry Foley
Irish sculptor who made the statue of Daniel O’Connell in Dublin, as well as the statue of Prince Albert in London.
He was a student in the schools of the Royal Academy in London.
A statue of Foley himself at the Victoria and Albert Museum shows him with a moustache, wearing a floppy cap.
His father was a glass-blower.
He and Augustus Saint-Gaudens were both sculptors from Ireland.
Information related to John Henry Foley
- Irish sculptors
- Burials at St Paul’s Cathedral
- Members of the Athenaeum Club, London
- 19th-century sculptors
- Royal Academicians
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