Person    | Male  Born 21/3/1860  Died 15/12/1952

Sir William Goscombe John

Categories: Sculpture

Countries: Wales

Born in Cardiff as William Goscombe John but he adopted Goscombe. He travelled across Europe and studied with Rodin. Worked in the "new sculpture" style. When he and his wife Marthe returned to the UK in about 1905 they lived at 24 Greville Road, St John's Wood/Kilburn.  Marthe died in 1923 and he created a memorial statue for her tomb in Hampstead Cemetery, a female figure, well-clothed, in a pose similar to that on Sullivan's memorial, which has been stolen, 2001, returned and, 2006 stolen again. He died at home in Greville Road.

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Sir William Goscombe John

Creations Information

Sir Arthur Sullivan

Leaning against the pedestal there is a crying woman. The guitar, score and m...

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Wolseley statue

Unveiled by the Duke of Connaught. Photo of the unveiling.

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Other Subjects

Donatello
2 memorials
Kevin Jordan

Kevin Jordan

M.A. (R.C.A.)

Person, Sculpture

1 memorial
Ben Twiston-Davies

Ben Twiston-Davies

Sculptor. http://bentwistondavies.com/

Person, Sculpture

1 memorial
Antony Gormley

Antony Gormley

Sculptor. Most famous for 'The Angel of the North' in Gateshead.

Place, Sculpture

1 memorial