Walter Seymour Allward
(1876 - 1955)
Walter Seymour Allward was active/lived in Ontario / Canada, England. Walter Allward is known for memorial, statue and portrait bust sculpture, graphics.
Biography Walter Seymour Allward
Walter Seymour Allward CMG, LL.D, RCA (1876 - 1955)
Perhaps the preeminent Canadian monument sculptor of the early 20th century, Walter Seymour Allward was born in Toronto, Ontario, lived there most of his life, and died there. (1)
His most well-known mediums are bronze and stone public space statues, busts, sculptures and memorials. However, early in his career he created terracotta bas reliefs*, and there are dozens of his preparatory works in graphite, pen and ink, ink wash, colored pencil, plaster and blueprint in the collections of the Art Gallery of Ontario (Toronto) and the National Gallery of Canada (Ottawa).
His subjects were historic people, historic events, war, allegory*, nudes, figures, dreams, symbolism an
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