Arthur George Walker
(1861 - 1939)
Arthur George Walker was active/lived in United Kingdom. Arthur Walker is known for sculpture.
Biography Arthur George Walker
Born in Hackney, the son of a ship surveyor, Arthur George Walker attended the RA Schools between 1883 and 1888. A sculptor, illustrator, ivory carver and mosaicist, Walker executed numerous mosaics and sculptural commissions for churches. Prominent memorials include for the Marchioness of Lothian at Blickling Hall, Norfolk and for Lady Tollemache at Helmingham.
His most famous statues are of Florence Nightingale in Waterloo Place, Emmeline Pankhurst in Victoria Park Gardens and two niche figures for the front of the Victoria and Albert Museum.
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