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Henry Charles Fehr - Biography


(1867-1940). Fehr trained at the Royal Academy Schools from 1885, winning several prizes including the Armitage Scholarship. Between 1889 and 1893 he was studio assistant to the sculptor Thomas Brock (1847--1922). He exhibited regularly at the Royal Academy from 1887. In 1904 he was a founding member of the Royal Society of British Sculptors. His works include Perseus Rescuing Andromeda (1893, bought by the Chantrey Bequest in the following year); portrait statues James Watt (1898) and John Harrison (1903) for Leeds City Square; and the statue of Queen Victoria (1903) in Hull. Sources: MacKay, J., Dictionary of Western Sculptors in Bronze, Woodbridge, 1977, p.131; Read, B., Victorian Sculpture, New Haven and London, 1982, pp.294, 364. [SBC2005]


The works of Henry Charles Fehr:


War Memorial, Eastbourne

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