Charles Leonard Hartwell
(1873 - 1951)
Charles Leonard Hartwell was active/lived in England. Charles Hartwell is known for portrait, figurative, commemorative, memorial sculpture.
Self-portrait, half-length, in blue overalls, a white shirt and bow-tie
Biography Charles Leonard Hartwell
Charles Leonard Hartwell was born in Blackheath, Kent (now a part of London) on 1 August 1873. Some sources (such as the Tate) give Blackheath, Surrey, but these are two entirely different places, and since his birth was registered in September 1873 in Greenwich, the former is undoubtedly correct.
He first studied sculpture under William Silver Frith at the South London Technical School (earlier known as the Lambeth School of Art, now the City and Guilds School), Kennington, then, from 1896, attended the Royal Academy Schools. He also studied privately under Edward Onslow Ford and William Hamo Thornycroft, and started exhibiting at the Royal Academy from 1900, becoming an associate in 1915 and a full academician in 1924 — presenting
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