Albert Toft

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Birthday
3, 1862
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 18, 1949 (87)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
3, 1862
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 18, 1949 (87)

About

English sculptor who created many portraits, such as the Leamington Spa War Memorial and the Chadderton War Memorial.

Before Fame

He trained in Wedgwood's pottery and won a scholarship to study sculpture at the South Kensington Schools.

Trivia

He called his work idealist, but also said of himself that "to become an idealist you must necessarily first be a realist."

Family Life

His brother was the landscape artist Joseph Alfonso Toft.

Associated With

He and Rachel Whiteread are both English sculptors.