London based sculptor, he was one of the most important
exponents of the New Sculpture style, producing highly
individual public monuments, ideal work, portrait busts
and memorial tablets.
In 1898, he participated in the competition for the
William Gladstone Monument in Glasgow's George Square,
Sir George Frampton
, Onslow Ford
and its winner, Goscombe John, and in 1900,
executed the bronze, William Graham Memorial,
Glasgow Cathedral (1900).
Famous for his Shaftesbury Memorial Fountain in
London's Piccadilly Circus (1893), Eros, its crowning
figure, was exhibited at the 1988 Glasgow Garden Festival,
after having been restored by a Glasgow firm.
His other major works include the Duke of Clarence
Memorial, Windsor Castle, and the Queen Alexandra
Memorial, Marlborough Gate, London (1925).
, 1887, and RA
, 1892, he was knighted in 1932,
and is buried in Westminster Abbey.
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