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 (ĕp′stīn′), Sir Jacob 1880-1959.
American-born British sculptor who is noted for his busts and his massive, controversial works, such as the marble Venus (1917).
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(Biography) Sir Jacob. 1880–1959, British sculptor, born in the US of Russo-Polish parents
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(ˈɛp staɪn)

Sir Jacob, 1880–1959, British sculptor, born in the U.S.
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When Epstein, the agent, wrote to say that the allegory had been purchased by a Glasgow plutocrat of the name of Bates for one hundred and sixty guineas, Sellers' views on Philistines and their crass materialism and lack of taste underwent a marked modification.
He had finished the 'Child and Cat', and had taken it to Epstein together with a letter of introduction from Sellers.
One of Epstein's alleged victims, Johanna Sjoberg, said Tayler showed her how to massage him at his Florida mansion, US court documents show.
Old Etonian Mr Hurd last night denied ever meeting Epstein, who was a friend of Prince Andrew and killed himself in jail last month, aged 66.
Epstein killed himself in jail this month while awaiting trial on child sex trafficking charges.
NEW YORK One by one, 16 women who say they were sexually abused by Jeffrey Epstein poured out their anger Tuesday, lashing out at him as a coward and a manipulator, after a judge gave them the day in court they were denied when he killed himself behind bars.
Alleged victims of Jeffrey Epstein wept in court Tuesday as they told an extraordinary US hearing held weeks after his death how they were sexually abused by the disgraced financier.
Breaking his silence following a string of media reports about his alleged links to the financier, who killed himself in prison two weeks ago, Prince Andrew released a statement expressing "tremendous sympathy" for Epstein's victims.
He reiterated it was a "mistake" seeing Epstein, 66, after the American's release from an 18-month prison term in 2010 for prostituting minors.
financier Jeffrey Epstein committed any sex crimes on French territory or against any underage French victims, prosecutor Remy Heitz's office said on Friday.
THOMAS, Virgin Islands: Less than 48 hours before Jeffrey Epstein hanged himself, he was preparing for death: He had just signed his will, according to court documents filed Monday in the Virgin Islands.
Two women who said they were recruited 15 years ago to provide massages to Jeffrey Epstein, only to be later sexually molested by him at his Manhattan mansion, have filed a US$100 million (S$138.6 million) lawsuit against the financier's estate.