Allan G Wyon
(1882 - 1962)
Allan G Wyon was active/lived in England. Allan Wyon is known for sculpture, die-engraving.
Allan Gairdner Wyon (1882-1962) was a English die-engraver, sculptor and ecclesiastical vicar most known for his figurative memorials and monuments. Wyon was born in 1882 to Allan Wyon FSA (1843–1907) and Harriet Gairdner. Allan was part of an artitic legacy decended from German silver chasers. His father, two of his uncles, his grandfather and his great-grandfather having held the position of Chief Engraver of Seals to the [English] monarch.
Wyon attended Highgate School and studied sculpture in London from 1905 to 1909 at the Royal Academy. From 1910 to 1911 he was an assistant sculptor to Sir Hamo Thornycroft (1850-1925). This was also the year that Allan was appointed to the position of Chief Engrave ... Displaying 750 of 2405 characters.