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S. E. Fryer

revised by Anne MacPhee

Acton, John Adams- (1830–1910), sculptor, was born on 11 December 1830 at Acton Hill, Middlesex, one of the two surviving sons and three daughters of William Adams, an artist, and his wife, Helen Elizabeth Humphreys. His sister Clarissa was also an artist, and exhibited at the ...

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Armitage, (William) Kenneth (1916–2002), sculptor, was born on 18 July 1916 at 11 Norman Place, Street Lane, Leeds, the only son among the three children of William Richard Armitage, oil merchant's cashier, later company director, and his wife, Lydia Emily, née Quin. Although he was born in ...

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Walter Armstrong

revised by Emma Hardy

Armstead, Henry Hugh (1828–1905), sculptor and illustrator, was born in Bloomsbury, London, on 18 June 1828, the fourth and youngest son of John Armstead, and his wife, Ann, daughter of Hugh Dyer of Belfast. John Armstead was a heraldic chaser and Henry Hugh Armstead...

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Biggar [married name Montlake], Helen Manson (1909–1953), sculptor, film-maker, theatre designer, and political activist, was born on 25 May 1909 at Dudley Drive, Hyndland, Glasgow, the eldest of three daughters of Hugh and Florence Biggar. She grew up in a socialist household, her father being a Christian socialist and founder member of the ...

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Boehm, Sir (Joseph) Edgar [formerly Josef Erasmus Böhm], baronet (1834–1890), sculptor, was born on 4 July 1834 in Vienna, the youngest son of Josef Daniel Böhm (1794–1865), court medallist, engraver, and director of the imperial mint at Vienna, and his wife, Maria Aloysia Lussman (1797–1839)...

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Brock, Sir Thomas (1847–1922), sculptor, was born on 1 March 1847 at Worcester, the only son of William Brock, a builder and decorator, and his wife, Catherine, daughter of William Marshall. He was educated at the Government School of Design, Worcester, and then served an apprenticeship in modelling at the ...

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Brzeska, Henri Alphonse Séraphin Marie Gaudier- (1891–1915), sculptor and draughtsman, was born on 4 October 1891 at Vomimbert, St Jean-de-Braye, on the outskirts of Orléans, France, the only son and eldest of the three children of Germain Gaudier (1864–1934) and Marie-Alexandrine, née Bourgoin (1865–1954)...

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Caro, Sir Anthony Alfred [Tony] (1924–2013), sculptor, was born on 8 March 1924 at Voewood, Motspur Park, Old Malden, Surrey, the youngest of three children of Alfred Haldinstein Caro (1884–1950), a successful City of London stockbroker, and his wife, Mary Rose Edith, née...

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Chadwick, Lynn Russell (1914–2003), sculptor, was born on 24 November 1914 at 66 Station Road, Barnes, Surrey, the elder child and only son of Verner Russell Chadwick, mechanical engineer and designer of solid-fuel furnaces, and his wife, Margery Brown, née Lynn. He was educated at the ...

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Chantrey, Sir Francis Leggatt (1781–1841), sculptor, was born at Jordanthorpe, Norton, Derbyshire, on 7 April 1781 and baptized in Norton parish church on 27 May, the younger son of Francis Chantrey (1748/9–1793), a tenant farmer and carpenter of Norton, and his wife, Sarah, ...

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Chitqua [Tan-Che-Qua] (c. 1728–1796), clay figure portrait artist, was probably born in Guangdong province, China; further details of his family and upbringing are unknown. In Canton (Guangzhou) he became an accomplished clay figure portrait artist, catering primarily to visiting merchants and ships' officers who sent his clay portraits to relatives in ...

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Clarke, Geoffrey Cyril Petts (1924–2014), sculptor, stained glass artist, and printmaker, was born on 28 November 1924 at Glenwood, Cross Green, South Darley, Derbyshire, the son of John Moulding Clarke (1889–1961), architect and etcher, and his wife Alice Ada (Janet), née...

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Damer [née Conway], Anne Seymour (1749–1828), sculptor and author, was born on 8 November 1749 at Coombe Bank, Sevenoaks, Kent, the only child of the Hon. Henry Seymour Conway (1719–1795), army officer and politician, and his wife, Caroline Bruce, née Campbell, Lady Ailesbury...

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Dick, Sir William Reid (1879–1961), sculptor, was born on 13 January 1879 in Glasgow, the son of Francis Dick, a journeyman engine fitter, and his wife, Elizabeth Reid (d. c.1940). Little is known about the family, but there were at least two other children, ...

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Gerardine Mulcahy-Parker

Earle, Thomas (1810–1876), sculptor, was born at Osborne Street, Hull, in June 1810, and baptized at Holy Trinity, Hull, on 5 December 1810, one of seven sons and five daughters of John Earle (c.1779–1863), stonemason, architect, and sculptor, and his wife, ...

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Epstein, Sir Jacob (1880–1959), sculptor, was born on 10 November 1880 at 102 Hester Street, New York city, the second son and third of eight surviving children of Max Epstein (1859–1941), businessman, and his wife, Mary, née Solomon (c.1859–1913). Both parents were from Orthodox Jewish families and had immigrated to the ...

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Flaxman, John (1755–1826), sculptor, decorative designer, and illustrator, was born on 6 July 1755 in York, the second son of three children of John Flaxman (1726–1795), a minor sculptor and producer of plaster casts and models, and his first wife, formerly Miss Lee (...

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Ford, (Edward) Onslow (1852–1901), sculptor, was born in Islington, London, on 27 July 1852, the son of Edward Ford (c.1820–1864), a businessman, and his wife, Martha Lydia Gardner (b. c.1830, d. after 1902). After his school education in Blackheath...

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Tancred Borenius

revised by Andrew Jezzard

Frampton, Sir George James (1860–1928), sculptor and craftsman, was born at 91 Brook Street, Lambeth, London, on 18 June 1860, the second son of James Frampton, a journeyman stonemason, of London, and his wife, Teresa, née Llanfield. He received his first artistic training in 1880–81 at the ...

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Frink, Dame Elisabeth Jean (1930–1993), sculptor and printmaker, was born on 14 November 1930 at The Grange, Thurlow, Suffolk, the only daughter of Ralph Cuyler Frink (1899–1974), cavalry officer, and his wife, Jean Conway-Gordon (b. 1910), a colonel's daughter.