Sculptor and painter, renowned for producing controversial works of art that challenged the taboos of his time. Born New York City and arrived in London, via Paris, in 1905. 1909 - 1914 had a studio at Roper's Gardens. Died at home at Hyde Park Gate.
Other works in London include two sculptures on the (Charles Holden designed) London Underground building at 55 Broadway: Night and Day, on the north and south respectively. See Ornamental Passions for pictures and the cocky story. Ornamental Passions also has the details on: the Virgin and Child on the north side of Cavendish Square and the Rush of Green at Hyde Park Edinburgh Gate.
Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk